[pkg-kolab] Install kolab, can't create imap subfolders

Mathieu Parent math.parent at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 14:47:31 UTC 2010


Sorry for the late reply, but I thought first I couldn't reproduce your problem.

On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 7:45 PM, Mark J. Small <msmall at eastlink.ca> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I installed kolab successfully a while back, and now I'm looking at migrating
> emails from an existing cyrus server and using the kolab server full time.
> However I seem to have hit a strange issue.  I can't create any subfolders of
> my inbox.
> In kmail, when I try to create a a subfolder, I get a big long error message
> that amounts to permission denied.
> From
> cyradm --user username at domain.name  servername
>  with the password entered correctly I can check the apparent ACL, and get
> lrswipcda.  The c would imply that I can create subfolders happily.  But when
> I try it I get:
> cm inbox.test
> createmailbox: Permission denied
> I can receive and delete emails happily, fetchmail is working great, but this
> seems to be my last stumbling block to migrating my imap to the kolab server.
> The logs don't show anything when I try this.
> Any ideas?

This is because unixhierarchysep is set to yes in /etc/imapd.conf.
This is also the case for OpenPKG Kolab packages.

Solution: Use / as separator:
cm inbox/test


Mathieu Parent

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