cyrus sub folders

Mohamed Ali mohamed.aly.mohamed at
Mon Feb 2 08:04:57 EST 2009

On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 2:58 PM, Bron Gondwana <brong at> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 02, 2009 at 02:35:04PM +0200, Mohamed Ali wrote:
> > when iam trying to access my mail from pop mail client i got only
> messages
> > that in the inbox and ignores all sub folders i created by squirrel mail
> or
> > even with Cyrus , how can i let cyrus to fetch messages under subfolders
> > too?
> a) use IMAP, it's better.
> b) if you're force to use POP, you can use + addressing in your login to
>   select a folder, eg:
> USER brong+Lists.Cyrus
> PASS xxxxx
> NOTE - you still need a separate pop connection for each separate
> folder.  POP doesn't have the concept of multiple folders.
> Bron ( just use IMAP already )

is it limitation to cyrus only ? i have account on ms exchange and gmail so
both can download messages from sub folders .

Mohamed Aly Mohamed
Head Of Technical Support Unit
Center for Documentation
of Cultural and Natural Heritage
Smart Village
Cairo-Alexandria Road, Km 28 Giza, Egypt
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