Created mailboxes are not showing up.

Ken Murchison ken at
Tue Dec 30 12:54:33 EST 2003

JLB wrote:

> I know that THAT isn't the problem. Since it worked BEFORE this doofus
> came in and completely changed the imap system (without providing any
> notes to anyone). :) Our copy of SquirrelMail HAS NOT CHANGED since the
> 'old days', when we ran plain old despicable UW IMAPD, and things just
> worked. So since SquirrelMail has NOT changed (no, we haven't even upraded
> it!)... I know that's not it.

Since you are dealing with someone (Rob) that is one of the authors of 
Cyrus and has experience configuring and hacking SquirrelMail, I am 
quite certain that he can solve your problem.  I would suggest that you 
drop the attitude before you piss him off and he clams up.

> On Tue, 30 Dec 2003, Rob Siemborski wrote:
>>On Tue, 30 Dec 2003, JLB wrote:
>>>>Right -- squirrelmail still needs them to subscribe to the folders.
>>>>>>What mailbox name are you trying to create?
>>>>>A valid name. You know, like "asdfasdf". All letters, only a few
>>>>>characters. I'm dense, but I'm not THAT dense. I tried many 'valid' names.
>>>>>"testing", "asdfsadf", "fnord", "foobar"... I didn't try to create a
>>>>>mailbox called "I at 5 * 5u2t/t 9898#" or anything ;)
>>>>Unless you are using altnamespace, you probably want to create
>>>In the Folder Settings page of SquirrelMail's server configuration (i.e.
>>>when you run "config/" from the SquirrelMail base directory), it
>>>specifies that the default folder 'prefix' is indeed INBOX.
>>Ah, then you are creating INBOX.testing and so on.
>>I wonder if there is an extra character that shouldn't be there sneaking
>>in (like a newline).
>>Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
>>Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper
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