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assd Italy
7/5/13, 6:54 AM

Real IMAP client is like a remote access/sync to a mail server. So you have just one repository for your emails and your local copy is like a managed cache that is sync each time you check mail on server.

In Openerp IMAP is used just as auth, but really, openerp copy from the server ONLY mail marked as "unread" from the IMAP inbox.

This new mail will be "unread" in openerp and "read" on IMAP server

If you read some email from you IMAP server you will not have that email in openerp (just remark the email as unread and openerp will fetch it)

If you delete some email from the server this will continue to exist in openerp because there is not sync but just fetch.

OpenERP:POP is more manageable but it can't be used with catchall account due to a bug (see: bugs.launchpad.net/openobject-addons/+bug/1104091)

OpenERP:IMAP should be changed in order to fetch all "unread (by openerp)" email! means that OpenERP should fetch those email that it has never saw before without change the "read" status on the IMAP server


Laremi Spain
4/24/18, 11:04 AM

Same issue on Odoo 11(using IMAP)

Any fix to leave messages as unread on the Gmail server ?

Please help,

Thank you

hiren South Africa
7/5/13, 8:28 AM

It seems openerp uses unread to know which mails to fetch, and once fetched, needs to mark those as read so that on the next fetch, it doesn't fetch the same ones again, I don't see a way of leaving it unread on server, and having openerp know which messages not to fetch on the next run. I may be wrong though.

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assd Italy
7/5/13, 10:39 AM

you're right but openerp could use same technique is used in any imap mail client

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