On Tuesday 17 April 2007 19:55:18 David Banning wrote: > > >For mail-only users with-out a shell, what is the best way to direct > > >mail to them in Maildir format within ~/Maildir - maybe directly from > > >.forward? > > > > Not an expert but I am just starting to think about moving from mbox to > > mdir on my home server, so Id be interested in how you get on. > > man procmail says > > If no rcfiles and no -p have been specified on the command line, > > Well as to my problem, it turns out that a shell is not needed for > procmailrc to work. It was the permissions on the users home directory > that caused me grief. > > On the use of mdir, I am not yet a veteran user but so far I like > it. It seems fast. I really like having each file separate, since > I am backing up the users mail; with mdir I can backup only the > new email which saves a lot of time on backup. I am sold on imap > P > as a mail delivery process. I was using imap-uw but it was not possible > to create subdirectories with mail clients. > > Two webmail clients, squirrelmail, and round-cube are both excellent > for imap use. For mbox to mdir conversion, I used mb2md which kept > the original file date in tact - (better than mbox2mdir in the > ports) I used the page > > http://batleth.sapienti-sat.org/projects/mb2md/ > > for reference which provides some good examples to automatically > setup directories and convert mailboxes. > > All said, simple to setup and run. Dovecot also includes pop3 if > you want to run it. If you have any questions you can try me. > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
david, instead of squirrelmail, take a look at squirreloutlook. same authors i believe, but the interface is much more modern feeling. cheers, -- Jonathan Horne http://dfwlpiki.dfwlp.org [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"