[CentOS] Imap daemons for CentOS 6 (other then cyrus-imapd)

Thu Jun 21 21:29:29 UTC 2018
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On 06/21/18 16:23, Robert Heller wrote:
> At Thu, 21 Jun 2018 20:42:50 +0200 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
>> On 21.06.2018 19:28, Robert Heller wrote:
>>> Are there any imap daemons (besides cyrus-imapd).  cyrus-imapd is appearently
>>> not compatible with postfix + procmail.  I need an imap daemon that will work
>>> with a postfix + procmail system.
>> the problem seems to be procmail, I use postfix and cyrus-imapd with no
>> problems;
> No actually the problem is cyrus-imapd: cyrus-imapd expects all users to use
> imap (or pop3) to access their E-Mail. It does not allow for other E-Mail
> methodologies, including using local UNIX utilies (eg mail or pine or mh or
> other tools like QWK).
> I have uninstalled cyrus-imapd and installed dovecot instead.  This actually
> works.  dovecot is even happy to use a Let's Encrypt cert for SSL.

I use postfix + dovecot since forever. I recently switched from 
amavisd-new to maia. It probably is same simple on Linux as it is on 
FreeBSD - I have servers under FreeBSD (or rather multiple jails on 
FreeBSD box).

Good luck!


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Valeri Galtsev
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