User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5b) Gecko/20030917 Firebird/0.6.1+ Build Identifier: Mozilla Thunderbird 0.3a (20030917) ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/thunderbird/nightly/2003-09-17-1.5/ Hello, I had a "new" account with no additional folders than "Inbox", so I had the settings for it to store sent message to the "Sent" folder on my ISP server. Lo and behold, it gives me an error: "The current command did not succeed. The mail server responded: Permission denied" So, I tried a few times and then it hits me, for some reason Thunderbird does not create the folder. So I manually create it and now it works. ps. Thunderbird 0.3a (20030917) does create the "Junk" folder. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Remove the "Sent" folder from the server. 2. Send a mail to someone with the save to "Sent" folder, pointing at your server. 3. Should produce an error. Actual Results: Gives me an error: "The current command did not succeed. The mail server responded: Permission denied" Expected Results: Told me that the folder does not excist and asked if I wanted Thunderbird to create one.
Still a bug in Mozilla Thunderbird 0.3 (20030923)
Reporter, can you please try reproduce this error on a newer build?
I can also confirm this bug using the build for 10/15 and it is still there. This is occuring in both the Windows and Mac version. I will supply additional information in the hope this can be fixed. In Thunderbird I have four e-mail accounts, three newsgroups and a local folder. I have many saved folders in the local folder. Only one account will place my sent mail in the correct folder (Not the default account). My default e-mail account is used for the SMTP server- primarily due to issue with the University of Phoenix's security protocols. In my case, I did not create a new sent folder. I am using the original folder. When I select sent mail to be sent to the sent folder in all four accounts, it lets me save the setting, but will revert itself when I reopen the account. Only one account retains the setting. The sent folder will remain empty.
This seems to work OK with UW IMAP, but not Dovecot. Dovecot appropriately sends back a TRYCREATE error (which Thunderbird should handle by trying to create the missing folder). UW IMAP's response to such an append is: * OK [TRYCREATE] Must create mailbox before append 1 NO [TRYCREATE] APPEND failed: Can't append to mailbox mail/notafolder: no such mailbox and dovecot's is (there is no untagged OK response): 1 NO [TRYCREATE] Mailbox doesn't exist: mail/nosuchfolder
Component: Mail Window Front End → Networking: IMAP
Product: Thunderbird → MailNews Core
QA Contact: front-end → networking.imap
Summary: Sending mail (IMAP) with save to "Sent" folder (on server), with no "Sent" folder on the server -> error → Sending mail (IMAP) with save to "Sent" folder (on server), with no "Sent" folder on the server -> error "Permission denied."
Dovecot 1.0.15 are working just fine with 2.x tree didn't try with trunk.
Alexander's address is dead. WFM per comment 5. But if anyone else sees this on a current version please speak up
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 5 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
I'm seeing this with Thunderbird v24.0. Steps to repro: - Create new user account and log in - Send an email - Failure with "TRYCREATE Mailbox doesn't exist: Sent" (or something similar, don't remember the exact message) Happy to capture any debugging information necessary. The other end is postfix 2.9.6 as MTA and dovecot 2.0.19 for IMAP. Problem was fixed by creating the "Sent" folder in Thunderbird.
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