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

Thu Jun 21 21:51:39 UTC 2018
Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>

On Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 05:23:31PM -0400, Robert Heller wrote:
> 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 suppose it shouldn't be a huge surprise that an IMAP server expects
you to use IMAP.  The backend uses its own files in a manner that is
optimised for running IMAP, which improves performance and load on the

If you're using dovecot, at least try to avoid using mbox format, due
to how terrible it is for performance.

Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>