shared \seen flags on shared folders

André Schild andre at
Thu Sep 2 08:58:12 EDT 2010

Adam Tauno Williams schrieb:
> On Thu, 2010-09-02 at 10:59 +0100, Gavin McCullagh wrote:
>> Hi,
>> sorry for the very late reply.
>> On Thu, 12 Aug 2010, Wesley Craig wrote:
>>> On 12 Aug 2010, at 09:17, Gavin McCullagh wrote:
>>>> I gather courier shares the \seen flag between users sharing a
>>>> folder.  Is it possible to do this on cyrus?
>>> I believe "sharedseen" does what you're looking for.  See "man cyradm":
>>> 	"sharedseen"
>>>                Enables the use of a shared \Seen flag on messages rather than
>>>                a per-user \Seen flag.  The ’s’ right in the mailbox ACL still
>>>                controls whether a user can set the shared \Seen flag.
>> Brilliant, thanks.  I hadn't noticed that.
>>> The Kolab client may have direct support for managing sharedseen, so
>>> you might take a look at that, as well.
>> It has a sufficiently new cyradm to support sharedseen, but it doesn't seem
>> to have a web-based way to do this.  
> This is a constant pain (cyradm isn't very help-desk friendly).
> Does anyone know of a, even abandoned, project to implement the cyradm
> capabilities as a network API?  SOAP, XML-RPC, REST, whatever....  It
> would be really nice to be able to manage a Cyrus server via an API (and
> make building clients for that task way easier).

I started a small project a few years ago for this in java...

It still does what we need (And we don't needed much at that time...)

additionally a search on SF returns a list:


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