Problem with RENAME
Patrick T. Tsang
patrick at patricktsang.net
Thu Nov 6 04:48:30 EST 2003
----- Original Message -----
From: "Simon Matter" <simon.matter at ch.sauter-bc.com>
To: "Andrew Morgan" <morgan at orst.edu>
Cc: "Etienne Goyer" <etienne.goyer at linuxquebec.com>;
<info-cyrus at lists.andrew.cmu.edu>
Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2003 3:58 PM
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
> >> 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
> > Cyrus 2.2.x does or not.
> > I've written a pair of perl scripts that we use here when someone asks
> > have their username changed. One script copies a mailbox to a new
> > mailbox. The other script deletes a mailbox. I'm willing to share
> > scripts if there is interest.
> I'd be interested to put them into contrib in my rpms, if the license
> permits it.
> > Andy
What about sieve script?
If the perl script can move script and compile it, it is useful.
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