Re: dovecot (+sendmail) fails to get email into thunderbird
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On Wed, 13 Dec 2017, jo land wrote:
> I use 143 Imap to connect which i have tested with telnet and was able to
> login. But if i select the inbox with telnet it returns "0 EXISTS"
> like so:
> telnet 192.168.1.13 143
> Trying 192.168.1.13...
> Connected to sub.domain.net.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> oper2 select INBOX
> * FLAGS (\Answered \Flagged \Deleted \Seen \Draft)
> * OK [PERMANENTFLAGS (\Answered \Flagged \Deleted \Seen \Draft \*)]
> Flags permitted.
> * 0 EXISTS
> * 0 RECENT
> * OK [UIDVALIDITY 1513093097] UIDs valid
> * OK [UIDNEXT 1] Predicted next UID
> * OK [NOMODSEQ] No permanent modsequences
> oper2 OK [READ-WRITE] Select completed.
> Mail location set to: /var/mail/
Well, /var/mail typically contains a bunch of mbox files, one per local
users. They are considered an INBOX for each user.