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

Pietro Cerutti gahr at gahr.ch
Wed Oct 7 08:08:45 CEST 2020

> On 6 Oct 2020, at 18:56, James Cook <falsifian at falsifian.org> wrote:
>> 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
> point.
> 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.

I probably wasn’t aware of that feature :) thanks!

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