[Dovecot] receive date wrong in outlook
lfarkas at bppiac.hu
Sun Oct 21 16:21:43 EEST 2007
Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-10-14 at 11:53 +0200, Farkas Levente wrote:
>> we migrate from exchange to dovecot. we do it with imapsync. first we
>> try to do it with --syncinternaldates, but this fails on many messages
>> with invalid date, so we drop this option. unfortunately after this
>> those users who use outlook see the received date as the date we do the
>> migration in stead of the real received date. other clients eg webmail,
>> thunderbird etc sees the right date. so my question what can i do? it's
>> a dovecot bug or outlook and if outlook's bug is there any workaround
>> fro this?
> The clients use either Date: header or IMAP INTERNALDATE. In some
> clients it's configurable which one to use. I prefer INTERNALDATE
> So the only solution would be to sync the internaldates as well. What do
> you mean messages have invalid dates? As long as imapsync uses a
> properly formatted date for APPEND, it shouldn't fail. Although I did
> some fixes related to this in v1.0.1.
> If exchange returns INTERNALDATEs with invalid format, imapsync could
> figure this out itself and just not use it then.
probably that's the problem. what internaldate in dovecot, the file's
modify date in the maildir? i'd be nice if i can somehow set
internaldate to the date field with dovecot (actually i already wrote a
shell script but it's not the beast solution).
Levente "Si vis pacem para bellum!"
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