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Re: Running a dovecot IMAPS server



Timothy Murphy wrote:
>> Dovecot has both mbox and Maildir format support.
> 
> I find the statement that dovecot has maildir format support misleading.
> 
> By maildir support, I mean that mail is contained in directories
> ~/Maildir/inbox/[cur,new,tmp], ~/Maildir/Family/[cur.new.tmp],
> ~/Maildir/Finance/[cur,new,tmp], etc.

AFAIK, IMAP 'properly' has exactly one root folder, the INBOX. You have
two options:

i. move Family, Finance, etc to subfolders of INBOX (filesystem names
'~/Maildir/.INBOX.Family/{cur,new,tmp}')

ii. look at using IMAP namespaces http://wiki.dovecot.org/Namespaces


-- 
Mark Knoop


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