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Outlook IMAP to POP, missing folders


I have transfered a client's mail accounts from Exchange 2003 to a Debian Squeeze server running the latest versions of Postfix and Dovecot

I have wasted a wealth of time trying to get Outlook 2013 to sync the contents of the user's mail folders and am close to giving up. From what I see in various forums, others have lost many a tuft of hair trying to get Outlook 2013 to play nicely with IMAP.

Any ideas on this issue ? Is there a way to tell Outlook to sync/resync all the user's mail folders as one can do with Thunderbird ?

Furthermore I attempted to configure such an account to use POP3 last night but all I got was an up to date INBOX. The subfolders were completely ignored, in fact they didn't even show up. Is this normal, because these subfolders were initially setup in an IMAP context ?

Thanks for your help

Yann Shukor
Yann Shukor
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POP3 has no concept for subfolders. If you look at RFC1939, the commands are to retrieve and delete the emails, there are no commands related to folders.
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