[Dovecot] Sieve create non-existent folder

Stephan Bosch stephan at rename-it.nl
Sun Dec 19 09:45:24 EET 2010

On 12/18/2010 4:52 PM, Jeff Mitchell wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 18, 2010 at 9:52 AM, Pascal Volk
> <user+dovecot at localhost.localdomain.org>  wrote:
>> On 12/18/2010 03:33 PM Jeff Mitchell wrote:
>>> Is there a way to have a Sieve script create a non-existent folder
>>> rather than have it deliver messages to INBOX instead?
>> See RFC 5490 section 3.2 - ":create" Argument to "fileinto" Command:
>> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5490#section-3.2
> Thanks, Pascal.
> The RFC doesn't mention whether this will subscribe a user to the
> newly-created mailbox (such as you can do with the -s flag to doveadm
> mailbox create) -- is that not done, or an implementation detail (and
> if so, what does Dovecot do?)

There is no explicit Sieve syntax for that. Dovecot automatically 
subscribes to a newly created folder upon delivery when the 
lda_mailbox_autosubscribe setting is set. Pigeonhole Sieve also uses 
this setting accordingly.



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