Shared folder permissions

John john-cyrus at
Thu Jul 30 15:31:28 EDT 2015

I was misreading the RFC and I now understand how one of my users was
able to delete a few gigs of email and folders: the folders had been
migrated from a pre-2.3.0 message store and I hadn't retuned the
permissions on those folders. Having now retested on two 2.4 servers and
a 2.5.4 I am now content that this was a PEBSAK. Fortunately, I have a

Thanks for the help!


On 30/07/15 19:58, Dan White wrote:
> I was just looking through 2.5.3. See lib/acl.c, which looks reasonable
> (for that version).
> On 07/30/15 19:56 +0100, John wrote:
>> But I am setting e and t and getting back e, t and d and it is behaving
>> like x is set. I think I might be taking a trip to the source code
>> again :(
>> John
>> On 30/07/15 19:44, Dan White wrote:
>>> RFC 4314 was implemented in 2.3.0 (according to the changes file).
>>> So with 'd' listed, e, t, and x are implied, per the RFC.
>>> This is way out of date date unfortunately:
>>> Check your 'defaultacl:' option to verify it doesn't contain d.
>>> On 07/30/15 19:09 +0100, John wrote:
>>>> I set the ACL to lrswiptek and it then shows as lrswipktecd. Have I
>>>> missed a database migration step at some point in the past? The
>>>> current
>>>> server is running 2.4.12 (and I have a project to move it all to 2.5.x
>>>> soon).
>>>> John
>>>> On 30/07/15 16:37, Dan White wrote:
>>>>> On 07/30/15 16:21 +0100, John wrote:
>>>>>> Hi List,
>>>>>> I have a bunch of shared folders which I want to have various user
>>>>>> permissions on them. I can do the simple read/write ones, but I
>>>>>> cannot
>>>>>> work out how to allow a user to delete mails but not the mailbox. A
>>>>>> user
>>>>>> has just done it *again* so I need to get it sorted.
>>>>> You want 't' and not 'x'.

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