deleting ALL mailboxes from cyrus

Goetz Babin-Ebell goetz at
Wed May 18 17:31:05 EDT 2005

Cory D. Wiles wrote:
> For some reason the default mailbox creations on my cyrus install have 
> become all screwed up.

cyrus creates mailboxes only on request by user

> I would like to know what I should do to delete ALL of the boxes 
> currently on the system.  I created an account for myself(this first and 
> only account)
> shell>cm user.cwiles
> But when I do a listmailboxes
> shell>lm
> I get this:
> Drafts (\HasNoChildren)             user.cwiles (\HasChildren)
> Sent (\HasNoChildren)               user.cwiles.Sent (\HasNoChildren)
> Trash (\HasNoChildren)              user.cwiles.Trash (\HasNoChildren)
> What created the "Drafts, Sent, and Trash" folders?

I would guess your MUA (Thunderbird)

> When I logged into my account from my mail client my mailbox listing is
> Inbox
>  -Sent
>  -Trash
> Drafts
> Sent
> Trash
> I tried to delete the Inbox.Trash and Inbox.Sent box, but when I log 
> back into my email it is created again....uggg.

Thunderbird wants these folders.
So on login it creates them if it can't find them...



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