Can't see/open subfolders beneath outer folder level of SSL accessed IMAP account



17 years ago
14 years ago


(Reporter: scancm, Unassigned)



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17 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2b) Gecko/20021016
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2b) Gecko/20021016

When accessing an IMAP account (my global email archive) on a remote linux
station SSL accessed via a proxy I can't see nor open folders beneath the outer
level. I didn't experience that problem with mozilla releases prior to 1.2b.
Since archiving incoming and outgoing emails to the archive in question is
essential I have to stay with release 1.2a until this problem has been solved.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. repeatedly shift releases 1.2a and 1.2b to verify that the problem persists

Comment 1

17 years ago
I ought to specify that by 'proxy' I mean an ssh tunnel.

Comment 2

17 years ago
Looks like I must withdraw my bug report. Even upon downgrading to release 1.2a
I still didn't get access to all subfolders. Probably the real cause of the
problem was that my home directory must have been corrupted upon a crash (I
don't know where and what). Now I've re-created my home directory and *can*
again see all sub directories of the IMAP account in question.

Sorry for the inconveniance.

Comment 3

17 years ago
Resolving as invalid due to comment 3. 

Christian, you should be able to do this yourself on your own bugs.
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID

Comment 4

17 years ago
marking verified

Comment 5

17 years ago
It seems that I should reopen this bug. The reported problem persists after I
have reorganized my home directory. What happens repeatedly is that my folder
hierarchy of my IMAP email archive 'suddenly' is gone such that I see only the
outermost folders. Now I've also experienced that problem with the most recent
stable mozilla version 1.2.1. The remedy for the problem is still to downgrade
to the stable version 1.1. When I launch its messenger on the said IMAP account
I regain access to my folder hierarchy and keep it for some - unpredictable time
- after having again upgraded mozilla.

Since my original bug report I've modified my IMAP access from being SSL based
to a port forwarding SSH tunneling. This does not prevent the reported problem
to pop up.
Resolution: INVALID → ---

Comment 6

17 years ago

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2) Gecko/20021202

Using the WU imapd, I used to have IMAP/Archive/inbox/2002, ... but now can only
see the folders immediatly below IMAP. It does not help to hit the refresh
button in the subscribe dialog.

Where does mozilla store the directory layout? I'd be willing to remove that
file in hopes of forcing mozilla to pay attention.


17 years ago
QA Contact: olgam → gchan

Comment 7

16 years ago
Here mozilla happily displays subfolders up to two levels, but the third level
is most often not visible, i.e. sometimes i get etc..

but most often i only get

and that's it

Comment 8

16 years ago
related to bug #232077


15 years ago
Flags: blocking1.7+

Comment 9

15 years ago
Robert: only drivers can set (+) blocking flags.  you can request (?) them.
Flags: blocking1.7+
Product: Browser → Seamonkey


14 years ago
Assignee: sspitzer → mail
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