disabling non-mail folders via IMAP - what does it break?

Torsten Grote grote at kolabsys.com
Wed Oct 9 10:45:05 CEST 2013

On Tuesday 08 October 2013 16:21:20 Erik M Jacobs wrote:
> 1) Would disabling those folders being available (by default) via IMAP
> break anything (ex: kontact)? Our current clients are primarily using
> Mac Mail and Thunderbird only.

Maybe Thunderbird has an option to hide those folders (local subscription?). 
Unsubscribing from those folders will indeed break the functionality that 
relies on them.

> 2) Is it possible to disable those folders from being presented by IMAP
> by default?

You could use an IMAP proxy that hides these folders for non-Kolab clients.

Kind Regards,

Torsten Grote, Kolab Evangelist

Kolab Systems AG, Zürich, Switzerland

e: grote at kolabsys.com
t: +41 43 501 66 91
w: http://kolabsys.com

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