Etienne Goyer etienne.goyer at
Mon Jun 2 09:57:31 EDT 2003

You never connect to a file, such as /usr/cyrus/bin/imapd.  You need to
connect to a host:port combination.  As for Net::IMAP, I tried this
module and it have a lot of bugs (malformed POD giving compilation
error and a few other) which made it unusable for me.  This module have
not been updated since 1999 so I think it is pretty much stale.

Depending on what you need to do, CPAN should be able to provide you
with another module.  I use IMAP::Admin from CPAN (which is NOT the same
as the module shipped with Cyrus) and it work for me (setting ACL and
quota, creating/deleting/renaming mailbox, etc).  I made quite a few
mods in this module which I will send to the maintainer so you can
expect a new version of this modules in the coming months.


On Fri, May 30, 2003 at 03:32:23PM -0400, Stephen Conway wrote:
> Hello:
> I am trying to use the above perl module with Cyrus IMAP server and am
> having trouble.  If I try to run on the same server connecting directly to
> '/usr/cyrus/bin/imapd' I get 'Illegal Seek' .  If I instead try to connect
> to 'localhost' or the IP of that server, The connection is not made either.
> Has anyone used this module?  
> Also, the server is running Red Hat 8 Linux, with perl 5.8 installed.  
> Thanks,
> Steve

Etienne Goyer                    Linux Québec Technologies Inc.       etienne.goyer at

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