[Dovecot] download IMAP folders via POP3
jeff at stikman.com
Thu Dec 25 19:15:21 EET 2008
Sahil Tandon wrote:
> Jakob Grie?mann wrote:
>> I know my question might sound a little bit strange, but is it
>> possible to download IMAP folders via POP3? I have clients who use
>> POP3 on their main machines and IMAP on their "on the road" notebooks.
>> It would be good to download all folders created on the notebook via
>> POP3 to the main desktop.
> POP3 should download the newly created folders, unless there are some
> other idiosyncrasies of which we're not aware. But as a matter of
> practice, why the mismatch? Better to have users on IMAP from desktop
> and notebook. Unless this is a mandate "from above" or a legacy issue,
> move everyone to IMAP!
Are you sure about that? I was always under the impression that POP3
was only able to download the INBOX. You need to use IMAP to see any
other folders that are created on the server.
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