Problem with RENAME

Ken Murchison ken at
Wed Nov 5 16:49:32 EST 2003

Andrew Morgan wrote:

> On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Etienne Goyer wrote:
>>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 mailboxes.  I don't know if
> Cyrus 2.2.x does or not.

Cyrus 2.2 does, if you enable the allowusermoves option.

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