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Description

This function lists the status of a cPanel's mail account's mailboxes.

Important:

In cPanel & WHM version 76 and later, when you disable the MailReceive role, the system disables this function. For more information, read our How to Use Server Profiles documentation.

Examples


 JSON API
https://hostname.example.com:2087/cpsess##########/json-api/get_mailbox_status_list?api.version=1&account=user@example.com
 XML API
https://hostname.example.com:2087/cpsess##########/xml-api/get_mailbox_status_list?api.version=1&account=user@example.com
 Command Line
whmapi1 get_mailbox_status_list account=user@example.com


Notes:

  • You must URI-encode values.
  • For more information and additional output options, read our Guide to WHM API 1 documentation or run the whmapi1 --help command.
  • If you run CloudLinux™, you must use the full path of the whmapi1 command:

    /usr/local/cpanel/bin/whmapi1

 Output (JSON)
{ 
   "metadata":{  
      "command":"get_mailbox_status_list",
      "version":1,
      "result":1,
      "reason":"OK"
   },
   "data":{  
	 "mailboxes":[
       { 
           "guid":"1234560f0c58d158c92a000044f0d230",
           "messages":"0",
           "mailbox":"INBOX.marla_singer@example_com",
           "vsize":"0"
        },
        { 
           "guid":"11234560f0c58d158c92a000044f0d23",
           "messages":"0",
           "mailbox":"INBOX.angel_face@example_com",
           "vsize":"0"
        },
        { 
           "guid":"111234560f0c58d158c92a000044f0d2",
           "messages":"0",
           "mailbox":"INBOX.tyler_durden@example_com",
           "vsize":"0"
        },
        { 
           "guid":"1111234560f0c58d158c92a000044f0d",
           "messages":"0",
           "mailbox":"INBOX.Trash",
           "vsize":"0"
        },
        { 
           "guid":"11111234560f0c58d158c92a000044f0",
           "messages":"0",
           "mailbox":"INBOX.narrator@example_com",
           "vsize":"0"
        },
        { 
           "guid":"111111234560f0c58d158c92a000044f",
           "messages":"0",
           "mailbox":"INBOX",
           "vsize":"0"
        },
        { 
           "guid":"1111111234560f0c58d158c92a000004",
           "messages":"0",
           "mailbox":"INBOX.Sent",
           "vsize":"0"
        },
        { 
           "guid":"11111111234560f0c58d158c92a00000",
           "messages":"0",
           "mailbox":"INBOX.Drafts",
           "vsize":"0"
        },
        { 
           "guid":"111111111234560f0c58d158c92a0000",
           "messages":"0",
           "mailbox":"INBOX.robert_paulsen@example_com",
           "vsize":"0"
        }
     ]
   }
}
 Output (XML)
	<metadata>
		<command>get_mailbox_status_list</command>
		<version>1</version>
		<result>1</result>
		<reason>OK</reason>
	</metadata>
	<data>
		<mailboxes>
			<guid>1234560f0c58d158c92a000044f0d230</guid>
			<messages>0</messages>
			<mailbox>INBOX.marla_singer@example_com</mailbox>
			<vsize>0</vsize>
		</mailboxes>
		<mailboxes>
			<guid>11234560f0c58d158c92a000044f0d23</guid>
			<messages>0</messages>
			<mailbox>INBOX.angel_face@example_com</mailbox>
			<vsize>0</vsize>
		</mailboxes>
		<mailboxes>
			<guid>111234560f0c58d158c92a000044f0d2</guid>
			<messages>0</messages>
			<mailbox>INBOX.tyler_durden@example_com</mailbox>
			<vsize>0</vsize>
		</mailboxes>
		<mailboxes>
			<guid>1111234560f0c58d158c92a000044f0d</guid>
			<messages>0</messages>
			<mailbox>INBOX.Trash</mailbox>
			<vsize>0</vsize>
		</mailboxes>
		<mailboxes>
			<guid>11111234560f0c58d158c92a000044f0</guid>
			<messages>0</messages>
			<mailbox>INBOX.narrator@example_com</mailbox>
			<vsize>0</vsize>
		</mailboxes>
		<mailboxes>
			<guid>111111234560f0c58d158c92a000044f</guid>
			<messages>0</messages>
			<mailbox>INBOX</mailbox>
			<vsize>0</vsize>
		</mailboxes>
		<mailboxes>
			<guid>1111111234560f0c58d158c92a000004</guid>
			<messages>0</messages>
			<mailbox>INBOX.Sent</mailbox>
			<vsize>0</vsize>
		</mailboxes>
		<mailboxes>
			<guid>11111111234560f0c58d158c92a00000</guid>
			<messages>0</messages>
			<mailbox>INBOX.Drafts</mailbox>
			<vsize>0</vsize>
		</mailboxes>
		<mailboxes>
			<guid>111111111234560f0c58d158c92a0000</guid>
			<messages>0</messages>
			<mailbox>INBOX.robert_paulsen@example_com</mailbox>
			<vsize>0</vsize>
		</mailboxes>
	</data>


Note:

Use WHM's API Shell interface (WHM >> Home >> Development >> API Shell) to directly test WHM API calls.

Parameters

ParameterTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample
accountstring

Required

The email account's name.

  • A valid email account that exists on the server.
  • The cPanel user's account name.

    Note:

    _mainaccount is an alias that represents the cPanel user's mailbox (For example, _mainaccount@example.com represents the example mailbox).

  • user@example.com
  • example
  • _mainaccount@example.com

Returns

ReturnTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample
mailboxesarray

An array that contains information about the mailbox's contents.

Note:

The mailbox name is the return's name.

This array contains the guid, mailbox, messages, and vsize returns. 

guid

string

The mailbox GUID.

This value returns in the mailboxes array.

A valid alpha-numeric 32-byte GUID that the account owns.
1234560f0c58d158c92a000044f0d230

mailbox

string
The mailbox name.
 This value returns in the mailboxes array.

A valid mailbox folder on the server that the user owns.

INBOX.marla_singer@example_com

messages

integer

The total number of messages in the mailbox.

The function returns this value in the mailboxes array.

A valid integer.0

vsize

integer

The total virtual size of the mailbox's contents, computed with CRLF line terminators.

The function returns this value in the mailboxes array.

A valid integer that represents the virtual size of the mailbox, in bytes.0