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Re: IMAP Server question
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: IMAP Server question
- From: thierrym_(_at_)_fai_(_dot_)_org (FAI - Thierry Montigneaux)
- Date: Mon, 20 Dec 1999 11:35:05 +0100
- Organization: Fédération Aéronautique Internationale
llu kindly replied:
> WU Imap 4.7 works with OpenBSD 2.6. In the past older versions have
> security problems. I have 4.7 running on Solaris 7 11/99 x86 with ssl
> support. I intend to move this into my 2.6 openbsd box. For some security I
> use /bin/false instead of /bin/sh in /etc/passwd for each user to receive
> IMAP mail and to disallow logins. There is another IMAP package called
> cyrus. Check www.cmu.edu and search for cyrus.
Then SUZUKI Hitoshi added:
> UW IMAP is not good choice, if you can not trust all imap user.
> If one put huge size mail back to server, UW IMAP on Unix
> will malloc for entire mail size without any check. ... X-<
> Cyrus imapd looks better to use.
> If you don't hate maildir (qmail), then
> Courier-IMAP is also available.
Thanks to both of you. I will have a look at Cyrus, looks interesting.