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Re: NetBSD, Postfix and IMAP

On Jan 15, 2012, at 4:53 PM, Aleksej Saushev wrote:

> Steven Bellovin <> writes:
>> 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.
> ">From Unix with Love," right!

Absolutely -- I like the ability to grep my mail messages.

                --Steve Bellovin,

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