ken at oceana.com
Fri Mar 11 12:14:03 EST 2005
> I'm trying to manage the ANNOTATEMORE /motd as 'cyrus' user but the
> server returns 'permission denied':
> 02 SETANNOTATION "INBOX" "/motd" ("value.shared" "Its sunny outside!")
> 02 NO Permission denied
> 03 SETANNOTATION "/" "/motd" ("value.shared" "Hello")
> 03 NO Permission denied
> There may be a tip (maybe with ACL) but I don't get it.
/motd is a server annotation, not a mailbox annotation:
02 SETANNOTATION "" "/motd" ("value.shared" "Its sunny outside!")
> I'm wondering also if the ANNOTATEMORE /motd is displayed in the same
> way as the configdirectory/msg/motd (mentioned in _Managing IMAP_, p. 119).
Yes, its the same. This particular annotation just reads/writes to
> "If the configdirectory/msg/motd exists under the config directory,
> imapd sends the first line in the file to the client as an ALERT message
> when a connection is made. Many clients handle ALERTs poorly (by
> connecting more frequently than is necessary and thus displaying the
> alert for each connection and annoying user) or not at all".
> Thunderbird supports this MOTD poorly as described above - the ALERT is
> sent each time a mailbox is opened and it is very annoying.
> But Thunderbird supports it. So I believe it could display the
> ANNOTATEMORE /motd, maybe differenlty from configdirectory/msg/motd.
> Has anybody experimented this annotation ?
> Thanks for your contribution.
Kenneth Murchison Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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