[Dovecot] thunderbird and subscriptions with sieve
stephan at rename-it.nl
Thu Sep 1 02:15:39 EEST 2011
On 8/31/2011 10:48 PM, Kristen J. Webb wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm a newbie trying to move mail out of my ISP onto a ubuntu (lucid)
> dovecot 1.2.9 server.
> Is there any way to automatically add folders created by sieve
> (GNU Mailutils 2.1) to the subscriptions file for a user?
> I'm currently testing spam, and if sieve created the folder with the
> message, the thunderbird user does not see the new folder.
> Even more interesting, if the user then tries to create the Spam
> it thunderbird seems to quietly ignore the request and the user still
> cannot see the folder, but I digress...
> I can manually subscribe with thunderbird, but this won't scale for more
> complex sieve later by making the user responsible for finding
> I can turn off subscription view in advanced settings on thunderbird,
> but we are trying to wean ourselves of of individual mail clients
> and I don't want to have to test this everywhere.
> Many thanks in advance!
If you set lda_mailbox_autosubscribe to yes, it will subscribe folders
created by Sieve automatically.
However, afaik Thunderbird will not notice the subscription at first.
You need to reconnect for that to be noticed.
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