Cyrus IMAP and disabling Sieve

Cyrus IMAP and disabling Sieve

Post by OtisUsene » Tue, 17 May 2005 12:07:19


I have a freshly configured Cyrus IMAP server, and it's mostly working
(local mail works, outgoing mail works...)

However, I see one error in /var/log/maillog:

May 15 21:51:12 localhost lmtpunix[19096]: IOERROR: fstating sieve
script /usr/sieve/o/otis_usenet/defaultbc: No such file or directory

The mail still gets delivered, but this error is annoying. From what I
can tell, Sieve is a Cyrus-specific server-side filtering
mechanism/language. From what I read, I should have this Sieve thing
running as a daemon, listening to port 2000 (defined in /etc/services).
But... how do I start it?

I tried running /usr/lib/cyrus-imapd/timsieved, but that complained
(via syslog) about missing CYRUS_SERVICE environment variable.

Perhaps I could just disable Sieve for now. I tried commenting it out
in /etc/cyrus.conf, but that didn't eliminate the above error.

Does anyone know how I could disable Sieve?


Cyrus IMAP and disabling Sieve

Post by Alexander » Wed, 18 May 2005 01:51:55

It only states that there is no sieve bytecode. Just ignore it or create
a sieve filter.


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