Auto create folders

Patrick Boutilier boutilpj at
Tue Jan 27 08:11:01 EST 2015

On 01/26/2015 02:48 PM, Nic Bernstein wrote:
> On 01/26/2015 11:30 AM, Andrew Morgan wrote:
>> On Mon, 26 Jan 2015, John Mok wrote:
>>> Hi Andy,
>>> Thank you for your prompt reply.
>>>> How do you create mailboxes now?
>>> I used cyradm and createmailbox, e.g. createmailbox
>>> user/username at DOMAIN, to create mailboxes.
>>> Any idea how to create folder in cyradm? Simply createmailbox
>>> user/username at DOMAIN/spam, and then set ACL permissions for
>>> user/username at DOMAIN/spam ?
>> Yes, that's exactly what you need to do!
> Actually, unless you need something out of the ordinary, you can skip
> setting the ACL for the child mailbox, as it will inherit from its
> parent (from the docs page
> ):
>     Initial ACLs for Newly Created Mailboxes
>     When a mailbox is created, its ACL starts off with a copy of the ACL
>     of its closest parent mailbox. When a user is created, the ACL on
>     the user's INBOX starts off with a single entry granting all rights
>     to the user. When a non-user mailbox is created and does not have a
>     parent, its ACL is initialized to the value of the "defaultacl"
>     option in "/etc/imapd.conf"
>     Note that some rights are available implicitly, for example
>     'anonymous' always has 'p' on user INBOXes, and users always have
>     rights on mailboxes within their INBOX hierarchy.
> Cheers,
>      -nic

Right, but the original poster wants to prevent his users from deleting 
the spam folder. So he has to change the ACL on the spam folder.

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