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- Subject: IMAP Prefrence
- From: paul at gromit.dlib.vt.edu (Paul Mather)
- Date: Wed Aug 11 15:26:31 2004
On Wed, 11 Aug 2004 11:45:09 -0700 (PDT), "Joshua Lewis"
> I am trying to set up my mail server with Postfix and wish to use IMAP.
> I tried asking the postfix mailing list this question and did not receice
> and feedback.
> Does Postfix have built in IMAP support or do I have to use a third party.
> If I have to use a third party are there any suggestions?
You have to use a third-party application. I highly recommend Dovecot,
which you can install via the mail/dovecot port. It supports IMAP/IMAPS
and POP3/POP3S; many mailbox formats; and many user database back-ends
(/etc/passwd; LDAP; PostgreSQL; MySQL; etc.). It is highly
configurable. Be sure to look at the port Makefile for build options.
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