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254947Re: Missing X-UID on new server

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  • Adam Tucker
    Jul 1, 2009
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      My apologies, I must have missed something in the Dovecot configs.
      Thanks for pointing me in the right direction!

      On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 6:30 PM, Noel Jones<njones@...> wrote:
      > Adam Tucker wrote:
      >>
      >> I recently installed and configured postfix on a new server that will
      >> be replacing our old mail server.  The old server is running version
      >> 2.2.10 and the new one has 2.3.3.
      >>
      >> It's working well, and I tried to duplicate the configuration as much
      >> as possible, but there is one quirk I have not been able to sort out.
      >> On the old server, when I go to /var/mail and open one of the inboxes,
      >> each message has X-UID, Status, and X-Keywords headers.  On the new
      >> server, none of the messages have those headers.  On the new server,
      >> each inbox has the following message at the top, which does not appear
      >> on the old server:
      >>
      >> From MAILER_DAEMON  Wed Jun 03 20:40:08 2009
      >> Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2009 20:40:08 -0500
      >> From: Mail System Internal Data <MAILER-DAEMON@...>
      >> Subject: DON'T DELETE THIS MESSAGE -- FOLDER INTERNAL DATA
      >> Message-ID: <1244079608@...>
      >> X-IMAP: 1244077580 0000002441 $Junk $NotJunk
      >> Status: RO
      >>
      >>
      >> I would like all the messages on the new server to have at least the
      >> X-UID header. What did I miss?
      >
      > Those items are added automatically by your IMAP/POP server software, not
      > postfix.
      >
      > If you're using different IMAP/POP software on the new box, it may not need
      > those headers, or maybe it hasn't opened those mailboxes yet.
      >
      > At any rate, neither you nor postfix should ever add those headers.
      >
      >  -- Noel Jones
      >
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