Set metadata (specialuse - Sent,Junk,Drafts) as admin for other user

Vladislav Kurz vladislav.kurz at
Fri Apr 7 08:12:00 EDT 2017

On 04/07/17 13:03, Olaf Frączyk wrote:
> Hello,
> Is there any possibility to set metadata for a users mailbox?
> I need to set specialuse, so the users use correct folders for sent,
> drafts,junk. As the users use different mail clients in different
> language versions, they have a mess in their folders. Eg. Outlook 2013
> Polish and English and Thunderbird Polish and English it is impossible
> to use the same folders.


this setting in imapd.conf could help:

xlist-*: <none>
            Cyrus  2.4  ONLY  -  enable special use flags.  The valid
names can be taken from GMail's XLIST documents or RFC 6154.  Attribute
name in the configuration key should be defined in lowercase. The
attribute value is case sensitive, may contain whitespace and and must
valid UTF7-IMAP string.  It must exactly match the name of the subfolder
of a user's INBOX.

            Example: xlist-drafts: My Drafts

            Every user on your server with a 'INBOX.My Drafts' folder
will get the special use flag " versions of Cyrus have a much more
flexible RFC 6154 compatible system.

But I have no idea which clients obey this setting. I have it enabled
only recently, in the hope that newly set clients will obey it. I heard
that at least Outlook should obey this options.

Best Regards
        Vladislav Kurz

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