Very annoying IMAP problem (cyrus + Outlook)

David Carter dpc22 at
Fri Aug 22 07:59:06 EDT 2008

On Fri, 22 Aug 2008, Ciprian Marius Vizitiu wrote:

> Any other possibility? I mean other than several thousand messages?

Several thousand messages is the obvious cause. We've seen this once (with 
Cyrus 2.3) after running unexpunge on a very large mailbox. The mailbox 
got a new UIDvalidity, so Outlook wanted to resychronise the whole thing.

But /var/imap/log will give a definitive answer.

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