On Dec 13, 2007, at 12:36 PM, Daniel Bye wrote:
On Thu, Dec 13, 2007 at 09:40:50AM -0700, Andrew Falanga wrote:
sounds like everyone is sold on dovecot. Great!. I've a few
went and looked it up on freshports.org and found the main web
anyone explain to me what problems they have with mail clients
See http://wiki.dovecot.org/Clients . This shows some interesting
and I'd like to know if everyone using dovecot sees these problems.
I use mutt 18.104.22.168i, which works without problems. I have also used
Thunderbird with it, as does my business partner, and spotted no
Second, how do programs like dovecot manage users? Does each user
e-mail system need to be a user of the FreeBSD system (installed
As Gerard said, dovecot can handle virtual users. There are several
to do this - probably the most scalable will be SQL and LDAP, although
you can use passwd-file as well. There's some good documentation on
web site, particularly http://wiki.dovecot.org/Authentication.
Sorry if this has been suggested, I'm coming in to the conversation
late. There is a very detailed how-to on www.purplehat.org on setting
up a Postfix server with dovecot and mysql. They even walk you
through setting up spam filtering and anti-virus.
Eric F Crist
Secure Computing Networks
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