Error creating mailboxex with an "&" inside
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Tue Feb 5 08:09:39 EST 2008
Toschi Pietro wrote, at 02/05/2008 06:57 AM:
> Apparently, cyrus-imapd does not support mailboxes with some letters
> inside the name. “&” is one of that. I have some mailboxes containing
> that symbol to be migrated from another server (SUN) but I always get an
> Looking at the IMAP RFC it seems very complex to me to understand what
> characters are supported and how by the protocol. I wander if there is a
> way to make cyrus accept such mailboxes, for example using some sort of
> escape sequences, encoding rules or so.
> Do someone have a solution to this annoying problem?
In Thunderbird, I can create a new folder named:
This results in a directory on the server named:
What tool are you using to migrate your mailboxes? Hopefully, something
like imapsync will take care of these details for you.
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