[Dovecot] New mail not appearing consistently in Outlook 2003
Karl von Randow
karl at cactuslab.com
Tue Mar 27 00:47:03 EEST 2007
Timo Sirainen wrote:
> Note the UID FETCH 119071:* command. Outlook thinks the latest UID it
> has seen is 1190710, so it tries to fetch new messages with that
> command. It doesn't really even want to fetch 11703 here, but because
> "*" matches the latest existing message (by IMAP spec), the last message
> is returned sort-of unintentionally.
> I think your Outlook has just broken its internal cache. Try recreating
> the account or clearing the cache if you can figure out how.
> Maybe that high UIDs did exist at some point and then UIDVALIDITY
> changed, but Outlook didn't understand that?
Thanks Timo, I will try that and see what the result is today. Obviously
Outlook has missed something at some point; perhaps it would be possible
for Dovecot to notice the OOB UID and try to send Outlook correcting
advice? It might save someone else the mystery!
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