[Dovecot] Mailbox isn't a valid mbox file

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Apr 6 11:05:01 EEST 2007

On 4.4.2007, at 20.19, Jay Chandler wrote:

> Timo Sirainen wrote:
>> On 28.3.2007, at 23.45, Jay Chandler wrote:
>>> Keep getting this error within Squirrelmail (and other clients)  
>>> on one particular user's mailbox file:
>>> ERROR: Could not complete request.
>>> Query: SELECT "INBOX.Backup"
>>> Reason Given: Mailbox isn't a valid mbox file

Do you really have mboxes in "INBOX." namespace? Or is this just the  
mailbox's name?

> From promotions at emessage.cisco.com  Wed Nov 10 11:55:54 2004

There's nothing wrong with this. Opening a mailbox beginning with  
this line works. And that error message comes only if the mbox file  
doesn't begin with a valid From-line. Nothing else matters after that.
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