IMAP server error handling is non-existent



MailNews Core
16 years ago
10 years ago


(Reporter: Anton Solovyev, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)


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16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.0) Gecko/20020529
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When the IMAP Inbox folder located on an MS Exchange server has several thousand
messages in it, Exchange runs out of memory during message copy/move operations.
Mailbox content in Mozilla and on IMAP server gets totally out of sync. Each
time INBOX folder is selected Mozilla gets message list anew and starts moving
messages again creating tens of thousands of duplicates.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Get an INBOX with 10000 messages on MS Exchange server
2.Write a rule to move most of these messages to a different mailbox
3.Start Mozilla
4.Observe all kinds of failures, more than I can classify
Actual Results:  
IMAP mail is unusable

Expected Results:  
Recover from server errors


16 years ago
QA Contact: gayatri → yulian

Comment 1

14 years ago
Reporter: Is this still a problem with a current Mozilla build?
Product: MailNews → Core
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Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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