disable IMAP IDLE
boutilpj at ednet.ns.ca
Tue Nov 23 07:57:52 EST 2010
On 11/23/2010 08:52 AM, Ron Vachiyer wrote:
> >From how I understand the RFC, if no IMAP IDLE capability is
> advertised, the client should not attempt to use it and should close the
> TCP socket after every operation. Backberry connections to courier-imap
> and dovecot will not maintain a TCP session, they seem to when Cyrus is
> the IMAP server.
Is your server advertising IDLE ?
telnet to port 143 and issue this command:
> > Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 06:38:28 +0100
> > Subject: Re: disable IMAP IDLE
> > From: simon.matter at invoca.ch
> > To: proutfoo at hotmail.com
> > CC: info-cyrus at lists.andrew.cmu.edu
> > >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I thought it was possible in Cyrus to disable the IDLE functionality,
> > > either with imapidlepoll: 0 in imapd.conf, or by commenting idled in
> > > cyrus.conf. However, having both disabled, clients still connect and
> > > maintain their socket open on tcp 143. Is it not possible or am I going
> > > about it wrong?
> > I may be completely wrong but as I understand it the IMAP client may
> > always keep connection on port 143 established, IDLE just changes the way
> > how the client learns about new messages and such.
> > Regards,
> > Simon
> Cyrus Home Page: http://www.cyrusimap.org/
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