Can't delete cyrus mailbox?

Leon Kolchinsky leonk at
Fri Nov 30 09:01:19 EST 2007

> I imagine you know cyrus advise against admin account having mailbox !
> Is "cyrus" and admin account in imapd.conf ?
> Maybe you could try to create a second admin account in imapd.conf,
> give him a password
> and use this account to remove the "cyrus" mailbox.
> OR
> dump the mailboes list using ctl_mboxlist, remove any reference to cyrus
> milbox
> and then restore the modified configuration. Finally remove the
> remaining directory manually
> Regards

Thanks Alain,

You just approved my suspicion.
I was hoping for some simpler way to do it but I seems that the simlest way
is just to dump mailboxes.db remove cyrus mailbox and restore.

Best Regards,
Leon Kolchinsky 

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