Cyrus and Outlook: Deleting emails permanently

Ken Murchison ken at
Wed Jul 14 08:20:03 EDT 2004

Sascha Schnitzler wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Since my colleages need to use outlook *sigh*  on a shared account, 
> deleting mails is very uncomfortable for them. All mails beeing deleted 
> are shown canceled. Only after going to the menu and deleting the mails 
> permanently, they are removed. Is there a known way, to configure cyrus 
> to do this task automatically? Means, that at the moment the mail is 
> deleted, cyrus deletes it permanently?

No, IMAP by definition has a two step (DELETE/EXPUNGE) process which 
Cyrus implements per the spec.  This is more of a client config issue.

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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716-662-8973 x26      Orchard Park, NY 14127
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