Notification of new mail to client?

Jim Archer jim at
Tue Jan 6 11:04:53 EST 2004

--On Tuesday, January 06, 2004 9:49 AM -0500 Rob Siemborski 
<rjs3 at> wrote:

> Huh?  By default in IMAP, clients need to poll for new message
> notifications.
> Cyrus does support the IDLE extension, which will send new mail
> notifications as they arrive, but only if you have a client that uses it.

Hm, I guess I am misinformed then.  My mistake, thanks for the correction. 
Is the IDLE extension in Cyrus turned on by default, or is there something 
I have to do to activate it?  The client was Outlook Express 6.0.



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