[neomutt-users] Recommended way to avoid sending $imap_pass to alternative IMAP server?

James Cook falsifian at falsifian.org
Tue Oct 6 18:56:13 CEST 2020

On Mon, Oct 05, 2020 at 10:32:24PM +0200, Pietro Cerutti wrote:
> > On 5 Oct 2020, at 18:05, James Cook <falsifian at falsifian.org> wrote:
> > 
> > Thank you, Pietro,
> > 
> > This made me realize I have one more requirement I didn't mention, which
> > I think wouldn't work with the configuration you listed: I want *all* my
> > sent emails to be stored in my main account's "Sent" IMAP folder. So,
> > even when I'm using my Gmail password to connect to Gmail's IMAP server,
> > I still want to use my other IMAP account's password to store things in
> > that account's Sent folder.
> > 
> > The reason for this requirement is: I want to respond to people from
> > my new (non-Gmail) email account, even if they emailed my Gmail account.
> Sounds like a migration: how I usually did this in the past was by setting up a cron to sync (using mbsync from the isync project) all email from gmail into my new account.

Yes, I should probably do something like that. I was delaying while I
tested out my new email setup but I guess I trust it enough at this

I'm curious why you didn't just configure GMail to forward all new
email, so you'd only need to do the sync once.


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