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Old 04-16-2005, 01:38 PM   #1
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squirrelmail problem - imap - how to create .INBOX


Hi,

Simple question, I am trying to get squirrelmail going with a new user on my system, and keep getting permissions errors, and the .INBOX files do not exist in /home/user/.maildir/.

How on earth do I create these IMAP files (.INBOX)? I cant remeber having to do this before?

But I cant seem to find any info on this specific problem anywhere

Thanks
 
Old 04-16-2005, 04:53 PM   #2
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depends what's doing the IMAP... you CAN just create the files yourself, courier imap has "maildirmake" which will create the structure for you. for a maildir layout, you just need $MAILDIR/.<name>/tmp/ and /cur/ and /new/

squirrelmail can be odd with maildirs via imap tho. there's a fair few threads i recently needed to get the sent/trash/inbox special folders working, so google for that area.
 
Old 04-17-2005, 08:41 AM   #3
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OK, this is really starting to confuse me!!!

I will try and better explain the situation.

I have squirrelmail installed on my server. Of the 3 users on the system 2 can log into squirrelmail no problem, the third is getting the following error in both frame windows when they log into squirrelmail:

ERROR : Could not complete request.
Query: SELECT "INBOX"
Reason Given: Internal error occured. Refer to server log for more information. [2005-04-17 23:16:27]

I have tried everything I can think of and nothing seems to get rid of this problem. I have tried unmerging squirrelmail, removing the problem user completely from the system. Then re-installing squirrelmail and the problem user, and still I get the same problem. The funny thing is I can add a new user and log them into squirrel mail and all is good?

There must be a setting file somewhere that is not being deleted when I uninstall squirrelmail...?

Any ideas???
 
Old 04-17-2005, 09:18 AM   #4
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ok, problem solved
The problem was the UID that was set on the /etc/postfix/mpasswd file for the problem user was different from the UID in /etc/passwd... once this was corrected squirrelmail worked fine again for all users.
 
  


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