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Link to this post 14 Jun 11

Hi!

I wonder how i can get subdirectories (.INBOX/***/*** etc...) in dovecot...
I just stardet a mail server and when i tried to create it from the mail client (MS Outlook) it says that the server wont allow it...

Anyone who knows a solution?

Link to this post 14 Jun 11

Theatre wrote:

Hi!

I wonder how i can get subdirectories (.INBOX/***/*** etc...) in dovecot...
I just stardet a mail server and when i tried to create it from the mail client (MS Outlook) it says that the server wont allow it...

Anyone who knows a solution?

Could you please try with a different mail client, say Thunderbird, to exclude the possibilty that there's some problem with Outlook?

Link to this post 15 Jun 11

Theatre wrote:

Hi!

I wonder how i can get subdirectories (.INBOX/***/*** etc...) in dovecot...
I just stardet a mail server and when i tried to create it from the mail client (MS Outlook) it says that the server wont allow it...

Anyone who knows a solution?

Perhaps your mail server is not compatible with "MS Outlook" or your server is blocking it with it's firewall. Check your firewall settings and check compatibility. Which then brings me to the next question, what type of server are you using? And of course, try Thunderbird.:laugh:

Link to this post 15 Jun 11

saqman2060 wrote:

[b]Theatre wrote:[/b]
[quote]Hi!

I wonder how i can get subdirectories (.INBOX/***/*** etc...) in dovecot...
I just stardet a mail server and when i tried to create it from the mail client (MS Outlook) it says that the server wont allow it...

Anyone who knows a solution?

Perhaps your mail server is not compatible with "MS Outlook" or your server is blocking it with it's firewall. Check your firewall settings and check compatibility. Which then brings me to the next question, what type of server are you using? And of course, try Thunderbird.:laugh:[/quote]

He is running dovecot...

It's not a matter of firewall as he can connect to the email server, there must be something wrong somewhere else

Regards

Link to this post 19 Jun 11

Thanks for your answers guys!

Its true, i can connect to the server and it works fine... Its just when i try to create a subfolder under INBOX that the server rejects. I can create a folder in the root.. but when i tried to create a sub folder in THAT folder it rejects again...

Anyone who knows what to do?

Link to this post 19 Jun 11

Theatre wrote:

Thanks for your answers guys!

Its true, i can connect to the server and it works fine... Its just when i try to create a subfolder under INBOX that the server rejects. I can create a folder in the root.. but when i tried to create a sub folder in THAT folder it rejects again...

Anyone who knows what to do?

Have you tried with another client as we suggested?

Have you tried creating a subfolder whithin that directory you created?

Maybe Outlook needs a special way of configuring the folders ("/" instead of "."). Check http://wiki.dovecot.org/MailLocation/Maildir

Regards

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