Can't SELECT mailbox as admin on frontend (Murder)

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Wed Dec 17 17:40:07 EST 2003

On Wed, 17 Dec 2003, Ken Murchison wrote:

> > Obviously, I have check user/test123 exist.  Actually, when I connect
> > directly to the backend where it reside, I can SELECT it no problem.
> >
> > Also, as user test123, I can't SELECT user/test123 ("NO Mailbox does not
> > exist" too), but I succeed when I SELECT INBOX.
> >
> > Could this be related to altnamespace ?  If not, what else could cause
> > this problem ?
> I *believe* that these issues have been resolved in 2.2.  If you can
> grab a protocol dump of what is being sent to the backend, it might shed
> some light.  My guess is that the mailbox name is being sent in the
> internal format, rather than the external one.

Most likely.

However, note that admins can't select arbitrary mailboxes anyway.  They
only have 'l' and 'a' by default.


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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