Robert Sweetnam wrote:
> On 15/12/2009 12:08, Kevin Philp wrote:
>>> I have a user who has a recurring problem:
>>>> They run a Ubuntu client running Thunderbird as the email client and
>> have a Dovecot IMAP account on our server where they file their email.
>> This is the same setup as everyone else in the office but every couple
>> of days their email system jams when it tries to save email to the
>> sent folder - which is on the Dovecot System. The mail gets sent but
>> it just can't access the sent folder. At the same time the users loses
>> the ability to move email from one folder to another. It happened this
>> morning - we rebooted the client and everything is back to normal. But
>> it will doubtless come back in a couple of days.
>>>> I only get this on one computer - it never happens on any of the other
>> clients. The other clients continue working fine even when this
>> particular one is jammed.
>>>> Any suggestions?
>>>> What format is the mail being stored in on the server? Is it mbox or
> I would guess that the server is using mbox and the file is locked.
>>>Its in maildir and its dropped right into their home files. The Dovecot
config line is:
default_mail_env = maildir:%h/dovecot/:INBOX=%h/dovecot/inbox/
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