dovecot

qmail + vpopmail + Dovecot | Roberto's qmail notes

Quoting D. J. Bernstein definition qmail is a secure, reliable, efficient, simple message transfer agent. It is designed for typical Internet-connected UNIX hosts References D. J. Bernstein's qmail site http://cr.yp.to/qmail.html qmail.org (mirror) Life with qmail Bill Shupp's toaster (officially dead) Michael Bowe's webmail server guide (now obsolete) qmailwiki.org (dead) Erwin...

Expunging expired Junk and Trash emails with dovecot

Of course we want to delete old Junk and Trash emails to save hard disk space. If you want to expunge your Junk and Trash folder after 60 days you can set 15-mailboxes.conf as follows: namespace { mailbox Junk {...

Testing Dovecot

netstat test Now that almost all services are installed, you may want to check that all ports related to your mail server are open as expected: # netstat -plntu Active Internet connections (only servers) Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State PID/Program name tcp...

Running Dovecot

I have adjusted the startup script distributed by Dovecot and saved it as /usr/local/bin/dovecotctl: #!/bin/bash ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: dovecot # Required-Start: $local_fs $remote_fs $network $syslog $time # Required-Stop:...