Pc-Pine users with remote configuration and Address Book can't ge t their mail

Ken Murchison murch at andrew.cmu.edu
Tue Oct 25 09:53:42 EDT 2005

Balobo Maiga wrote:
> Hello,
> We just move our server from postfix/Mailbox to a Postfix/Cyrus
> installation. After the install some users using Pc-pine with a remote
> configuration file and address book  can't no more get their email. The
> error they get is the following "Trouble reading remote configuration!
> Continue anyway?" and this error appear on the pine windows "can't modify
> the configuration file "{server.address/user=username}remote_pinerc""
> We can see that the users are authentified and there is no other error in
> log files. 
> I will appreciate if you can help me.

My guess is that Pine is trying to use a special mailbox/message to 
store its preferences (I don't think Pine uses IMSP or ACAP), which 
Cyrus isn't capable of handling.

I'd ask this question in a Pine forum.

Kenneth Murchison
Systems Programmer
Carnegie Mellon University

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