No.  Dovecot is JUST an IMAP/Pop3 server.  SMTP *MUST* be handled via
an MTA (Mail transport agent). Exim, Postfix, Sendmail, qmail, others
are MTA's for SMTP.

On 8/5/17, Kenneth Ulrich <> wrote:
> All,
> I was wondering if it is possible to use Dovecot as both incoming and
> outgoing.
> I have a friend that I am helping build a server, and he plans on using
> Dovecot for POP/IMAP and Postfix for SMTP and mailbox storage.
> If I understand right, Dovecot can handle both services and that is the
> path I would like him to take for easier maintenance.
> Can someone confirm this?

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