Help with IMAP IDLE

Aki Tuomi aki.tuomi at
Sun Jul 21 19:59:08 EEST 2019

> On 21/07/2019 18:45 Jorge Bastos via dovecot <dovecot at> wrote:
> Hi again,
> I configured hibernation as suggested by Aki, and still nothing.
> What may i be missing?

I just read again the mails you sent and realized it had nothing to do with hibernation. Sorry about that..

imapc_max_idle_time = 1 days

this is related to imap client, not imap connections. it won't really matter for your issue.

also I note that you have disabled SSL and enabled plaintext authentication over insecure channels, is this intentional? For debug purposes you can use rawlogs feature, which is better for this.

In fact, you could use this feature to find out whether outlook even tries to use IMAP IDLE in the first place.


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