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Re: Authenticated Email (TLS?)
On 6 Nov 2011, at 13:44, Paul Goyette wrote:
> I'd like to enable authentication on my NetBSD mail server so I can send mail
> from the account using my smart phone.
That would be SMTP authentication, not TLS (Transport Layer Security). I would
however recommend to configure both because it will make sure that nobody can
eavesdrop on your e-mail if you use a mobile network or a public WiFi.
> I think that all I need is to get the mail/dovecot package
You should really use the "mail/dovecot2" package.
> installed and running (plus some changes to postfix configuration), but the
> instructions are rather lengthy and intimidating.
Which instructions did you look at? The instructions in the Dovecot Wiki are
IMHO quite simple:
> Does anyone have any "quick start" info they could share?
P.S. This all works with the Postfix in base. You don't need the "pkgsrc"
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/
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