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Old 11th May 2013, 09:54
tahunasky tahunasky is offline
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Hi,

You can specify and INBOX path in dovecots.conf file:

mail_location = maildir:~/Maildir:INBOX=~/Maildir/.INBOX

Then you set the rest of the folders up in the email client as dovecot only cares about INBOX, cur, new, tmp.

For example, in windows live mail, you say where to store the emails that are sent, deleted, drafts and junk. So the client actually sends the email to the imap SENT folder when you send and email, or by default in windows live mail SENT ITEMS. Same with TRASH, or default DELETED ITEMS.

You also do this with the webmail clients. In squirrelmail you can change the locations in the config file /config/config.php. eg:
$default_folder_prefix = '';
$trash_folder = 'Trash';
$sent_folder = 'Sent';
$draft_folder = 'Drafts';

or in your case:
$default_folder_prefix = '';
$trash_folder = 'INBOX.Trash';
$sent_folder = 'INBOX.Sent';
$draft_folder = 'INBOX.Drafts';

Last edited by tahunasky; 11th May 2013 at 09:58.
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