Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Sat 08 Sep 2007, Pete McEvoy wrote:
>>>> What I don't understand is how exactly the client program
>>> (kmail in my case, thunderbird in yours) causes dovecot on the server
>>> to update its indices.
>> Whats the default_mail_env setting? dovecot -n is a convenient way to
I think that a poll by the client triggers the server to update its
index when necessary (timestamp comparison).
To automatically poll the server in thunderbird there is the "Check for
new messages every n minutes" setting under "Account Settings" > Account
> "Server Settings".
So just make sure your client checks for new messages on startup and in
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