reading seen state as cyrus priviledged user

Reinaldo de Carvalho reinaldoc at
Mon May 11 10:43:02 EDT 2009

On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Dan White <dwhite at> wrote:
> LALOT Dominique wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to run scripts for deleting unread old mails. But using the
> imap API, I can only read the good seen status if I logged as the user.
> Checking as cyrus tells me, that nothing has been read.
> Is there an su option for imap?
> How can I do that?
> You can authenticate as an admin, and authz as the user you wish to see seen
> state for.
> E.g.:
> imtest -m DIGEST-MD5 -a cyrus -u dwhite at localhost
> Depending on your environment, the '/vendor/cmu/cyrus/imapd/sharedseen'
> annotation may be useful. See the 'cyradm' man page for details.

Where can I find (not in the code) all supported annotations by cyrus?

Reinaldo de Carvalho

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