[Dovecot] Disallow Deletion from Trash Folder

Robert Schetterer rs at sys4.de
Fri Mar 1 08:44:34 EET 2013

Am 28.02.2013 21:40, schrieb Bradley Rintoul:
> Hello:
> I've been tasked with trying to find a way to keep users from ever "permanently" 
> deleting emails.  The users are running Thunderbird and are using the "Archive" 
> option for when emails are deleted.  However, they are still able to delete 
> emails from the Archive folders...  I'm wondering if there's any way that I can 
> configure Dovecot to make sure that emails *never* get removed from the 
> filesystem.  I know it's probably kind of a bizarre request, but is there any 
> way that Dovecot can help me out in this regard?
> Thanks!
> B. Rintoul

in deed bizzare, you can set acl on folders, but i wouldnt do it
for tb standard folders, a better solution would be a mail archive

perhaps  steel some ideas from


Best Regards
MfG Robert Schetterer

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