Problem with RENAME
Patrick T. Tsang
patrick at patricktsang.net
Thu Nov 6 04:46:37 EST 2003
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Morgan" <morgan at orst.edu>
To: "Etienne Goyer" <etienne.goyer at linuxquebec.com>
Cc: <info-cyrus at lists.andrew.cmu.edu>
Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2003 5:28 AM
Subject: Re: Problem with RENAME
> On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Etienne Goyer wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On the system I work, it is being considered to backup mailbox instead
> > of destroying them when a user is deleted from the system. The idea is
> > that instead of deleting the mailbox, it would be moved somewhere else,
> > possible to be restored. I know I could just dump the mailbox somewhere
> > and delete it within Cyrus, but I would prefer to do this within IMAP.
> > When logged on as an admin, here is what I get when trying to RENAME a
> > top-level mailbox to a special backup mailbox :
> > * OK mail Cyrus IMAP4 v2.1.13 server ready
> > . login admin *****
> > . OK User logged in
> > . rename user.gwb user.backup.gwb
> > . NO Operation is not supported on mailbox
> > admin have ACL lrswipcda on both user.gwb and user.backup. If this is
> > of any importance, this is being done in a Murder.
> > What does the "Operation is not supported on mailbox" mean ? Is there
> > any other way to achieve the same result ?
> > Thanks for your insight !
> Cyrus 2.1.x does not support renaming user.xxx mailboxes. I don't know if
> Cyrus 2.2.x does or not.
> I've written a pair of perl scripts that we use here when someone asks to
> have their username changed. One script copies a mailbox to a new
> mailbox. The other script deletes a mailbox. I'm willing to share these
> scripts if there is interest.
Cyrus 2.2.2 BETA supports mailbox deletion.
I tested it and it works.
I don't know if it can cater sieve scripts.
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