ispconfig3 imap thunderbird and new mail folders

Discussion in 'General' started by Doug G, May 27, 2009.

  1. Doug G

    Doug G Member HowtoForge Supporter

    I recently set up ispconfig3 on centos 5.3 to try it out, using the perfect server howto. After setting up an email account, I tried to create a new mail folder using thunderbird, but I can only make a new mail folder as a subfolder under the inbox.

    From the same computer, same thunderbird, using imap to an ispconfig2 imap account (dovecot) I can create new folders without being under the inbox.

    Is this some difference with courier imap, or some configuration issue I missed? tia.
  2. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

  3. Doug G

    Doug G Member HowtoForge Supporter

    Thanks for that link. I'm using Thunderbird on Fedora 9, I'll spend some more time wandering around trying to find what I may need to change.
  4. Doug G

    Doug G Member HowtoForge Supporter

    A little more, this has been a useful problem, I know how to talk to an IMAP server via telnet now :)

    Trying to create a shared folder in the #shared. namespace gives an "access denied" message about needing acl "c".

    I don't really need top-level folder creation from thunderbird so I think I'm going to table this issue for now.

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