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  The IMAP server program used on the Nevis mail server is dovecot. This program stores your mail as standard text files, one file per "mail folder" as seen by your mail reader; nested folders correspond to nested Linux directories.
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On occasion, it can be useful to know or change where those files are located. Although your .subscriptions file provides clues to that location, ultimately it is your mail reader that tells dovecot where to look for your IMAP mail files. Each mail reader has a slightly different way to set that location.
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On occasion, it can be useful to know or change where those files are located. Although your /a/mail/folders/$user/.subscriptions file provides clues to that location, ultimately it is your mail reader that tells dovecot where to look for your IMAP mail files. Each mail reader has a slightly different way to set that location.
  If you follow the instructions below, and the field is blank, it means that your IMAP files are in the default location as determined by dovecot: /a/mail/folders/$user (where $user is the name of your Nevis account).
 
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