Created mailboxes are not showing up.

JLB jlb at
Mon Dec 29 16:29:49 EST 2003

Thank you for the info, Ken. Perhaps I should be more verbose:

I do not know HOW to set up a "sub-folder". And when I try (using
SquirrelMail) to set up a new "folder" (as SquirrelMail calls them), I

> ERROR : Could not complete request.
> Reason Given: Invalid mailbox name

You can try it yourself.
User: foo3
Pass: flippity

Curiously, I ALSO cannot create new folders under the 'old' account, whose
'subfolders' (Drafts, Sent, Sent Items (yes, redundant), and Trash) work

URL:    (same as above)
User: jessietest
Pass: foobarbaz

Heeeeelp! :(

On Mon, 29 Dec 2003, Ken Murchison wrote:

> JLB wrote:
> > On Mon, 29 Dec 2003, Tim Pushor wrote:
> >
> >
> >>What mail client are you using? Is the user perhaps not subscribed to
> >>those folders? Try checking their subscriptions.
> >>
> >
> >
> > do I do that? And as for what mail client: SquirrelMail. :)
> This would have to be set via some interface to c-client (e.g. PHP).
> >
> >>To be perfect honest (even though it is rather embarrasing) I don't
> >>really understand subscriptions, even though I've been using Cyrus for
> >>years ;-)
> >
> >
> > I know perhaps one tenth as much about subscriptions as you do. ;)
> Its a way for a client to select a subset of mailboxes that it finds
> "interesting" and/or wants to display, in the same fashion that you
> "subscribe" to newgroups.
> >>I just had a little stint with Groupwise 5.5 via IMAP (using Mozilla
> >>thunderbird) where the users were not subscribed to the folders, and
> >>none showed up - In the advanced account settings unchecking 'show only
> >>subscribed folders' made them show up.
> >>
> >
> >
> > Incidentally, I am also confused about quotas. I want to set a TOTAL quota
> > for the ENTIRE USER, NOT a quota on each individual mailbox. I wish to
> > basically say: OK, user X can have up to 10MB of storage in their Inbox,
> > Sent, Drafts AND Trash all at once. NOT 10MB in Inbox, 10MB in Sent, 10MB
> > in Drafts....
> >
> > Is there such a thing as a "sub-folder" or "sub-mailbox"?
> Just set a quota on the user's INBOX (user.X) and it will do what you want.
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Jessica L. Blank, Systems Administrator,

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