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Re: NetBSD, Postfix and IMAP

On Jan 15, 2012, at 9:31 49AM, herbert langhans wrote:

> Hi List,
> I would like to install an IMAP-mailserver. Recently I bought such a
> Nokia C6 cellphone and it is able to run an IMAP connection. POP3 is not
> ideal, it would suck lots of unnecessary data over the expensive phone
> connection.
> So I searched for solutions - my NetBSD 5.1 server works perfect with
> the original Postfix (well tuned and set up, was lots of work).
> These Postfix-generated mbox-files I would like to access via IMAP so to
> read them on the cellphone.
> Has anybody done this? I looked through the packages, but have no idea
> how and where to start ...

I use Postfix with dovecot.  It uses Maildirs, not mbox format, but I
think that Maildir is a saner way to go in any event.

                --Steve Bellovin,

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