client configuration - slightly off-topic

Andrew J Caird andrew.caird at
Wed Jun 2 14:11:08 EDT 2004

On Wed, 2 Jun 2004, Kent L. Nasveschuk wrote:

> I don't have an answer for 1 or 2, but I would be interested in knowing
> about auto-subscribing to the users folders. We are planning to do a
> large installation this summer and with my limited experience with
> Cyrus-IMAP, we will have the same problem. I have the autocreate inbox
> patch that works but there still has to be some user intervention unless
> someone as an answer to question 2.

  I did get the following good suggestion in response to that question.  I
haven't written this yet, but I probably will.  If I manage to get it
done, I'll share with the list.  If anyone else happens to have this
utility laying around and is willing to share, please let Kent and me
  Thanks Ludo and everyone else who replied!
Andrew Caird

On Wed, 2 Jun 2004, Ludovic Marcotte wrote:

> [snip]
> >   2. Netscape does not show the folders below Inbox until either the
> >      user subscribes or the user unchecks the box saying "Show only
> >      subscribed folders".  We don't use shared folders, so there is no
> >      harm in unchecking that box in our environment, but is there a
> >      way to automatically subscribe people to all of their folders?
> A small perl script which uses IMAPClient should do it. Use the PLAIN
> SASL authentication mechanism and proxy the connection from the Cyrus's
> admin to the normal user. Then, list all mailboxes and subscribe to
> them.
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