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

Thu Jun 21 21:51:12 UTC 2018
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On 06/21/18 16:46, Marcelo Ricardo Leitner wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 05:23:31PM -0400, 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).

Just a bit of correction. Pine (which is so old, alpine replaced it) or 
alpine you can configure to talk through IMAP protocol, then it will not 
matter what sort of IMAP server do you have. Just minor correction.


> So it's not that postfix + procmail + cyrus doesn't work, but that you
> have a requirement that cyrus can't fulfill.
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Valeri Galtsev
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