Renaming top level mailboxes

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Wed Jun 23 15:34:07 EDT 2004

On Wed, 23 Jun 2004, Rob Tanner wrote:

> Is it possible in in Cyrus Imap to rename top level mailboxes?  Or, if not,
> are there plans in a future release?
> There are time when I need to rename "user.jsmith" to "user.jjones" and our
> current process is to delete the account.  If there is no option currently in
> Cyrus, are there any workarounds.  Since all of our account management is
> done remotely, I would like to be able to rename the user without having to
> be locally on the mail server itself.

You need to turn on allowusermoves in imapd.conf.

Note that this will not update any ACLs on the mailbox.


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

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