Murder, folders, outlook express
b17b2 at yahoo.com
Fri May 30 16:33:19 EDT 2003
Yes, it has it, three folders show under the account name:
If I email bob at domain.com, he gets it in the inbox, and I can pull it
down and read it with OE, going through front end (proxy).
--- Rob Siemborski <rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu> wrote:
> Does the user have an INBOX?
> The proxy server relies on knowing where the user's inbox is in order
> find their subscriptions.
> If they don't have an inbox, they don't have subscriptions (and
> clients which rely on the LSUB command are SOL)....
> On Fri, 30 May 2003, b wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm having problems with showing folders in Outlook Express 5.0 and
> > (haven't tested any other, 6.x?), and I'd like to understand how
> > entire thing is suppose to work anyway, in general.
> > Here is the setup:
> > 1 backend imapd
> > 1 frontend (proxy)
> > 1 ldap authentication server
> > 1 mupdate master
> > These are all on their own computers, so 4 servers total.
> > Running 2.2 with virtual domain support.
> > I connect to backend, create a user bob at domain.com. Domain is
> > Then go to Outlook Express, create a new account, pick up the
> > from INBOX. That all works fine. Then, I create a folder under OE
> > account I just set up, folder1. OE gives an error, saying: "Your
> > was created, but it cannot be shown." Check on the backend, yes,
> > folder is there, check on frontend, it sees it also.
> > Whatever I do, I'm not able to make it show the folder. If I go to
> > Folders, select it, and do "show", it says: "Could not show
> > The server refused to show it. The folder might already be shown."
> > About the only way to have it displayed is to go to IMAP Folders,
> > select folder, and do "Go to". Then the folder displays on the left
> > under the IMAP account. But, if OE gets restarted, it goes away
> > OK, so I try Mozilla mail, set it up the same, and also I do not
> > the folders. However, somewhere under IMAP options, these is
> > like : "Show only subscribed folders", which if I uncheck, then
> > show up.
> > This is all when connecting to the frontend (proxy). If I connect
> > the backend directly, all works fine. Create a new folder, it shows
> > Rename it, it gets renamed..
> > Could someone please explain to me if this is the way it really
> > I understand that OE must be missing the "show only subscribed
> > tab that needs to be disabled, my question is why, if it works when
> > connect directly to backend. Is my mulder configuration missing
> > something? One more thing, in OE, going thru proxy, I do see two
> > folders always, Sent Items, and Draft. But folders I create are
> > problems showing up. It doesn't matter if I create the folder on
> > backend directly (with cyradm), OE doesn't show it.
> > I've tried with altnamespace on and off. Also tried with
> > unixhierarchysep and allowallsubscribe on.
> > I've been reading the archives for a few days, but still don't
> > understand this, so I appreciate any help and pointers.
> > Thanks.
> > -b17
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