Weird vanishing e-mail question
kens at kensnet.org
Tue Sep 4 07:02:11 EDT 2012
Hi all, I've been using Cyrus-imap for ages. Its excellent. Currently on
2.3.7 on a Centos 5 setup.
I was editing a mail using Seamonkey as the mua on one machine. I saved
the mail to drafts and opened it on another machine again with
Seamonkey, made the changes I wanted and saved the mail to drafts again.
The draft message has vanished. Both machines had active sessions to
Cyrus at the same time.
I have seen this previously, but I had put some care into the wording of
the message I was writing.
Opening the draft mailbox with mutt reveals no trace of the message.
Searching directly in the filesystem on the imap server for files
created today reveals the expected things, (such as this message in
draft form), but not the vanished message.
Any ideas? Have I triggered an anomaly?
This message has been scanned for viruses and
dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
believed to be clean.
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