The create access right (cyrus-imapd 2.2.6)

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Thu Jun 24 11:40:29 EDT 2004

On Thu, 24 Jun 2004, Richard Hopkins wrote:

> localhost> lam
> xxx lrswipda
> localhost> dm
> deletemailbox: Permission denied
> localhost> rename
> renamemailbox: Permission denied
> localhost> cm
> localhost>
> Some mistake, surely?

Users are implicitly considered administrators of their own inbox 
hierarchy.  This prevents them from doing things like removing their own 
access rights to their inbox.

In general, this is operationally a good thing.  Sometimes, it isn't quite 
what you want, and you should be able to change it by setting the 
implicit_owner_rights imapd.conf option (I believe this requires 2.2)


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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