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Re: imap configuration


You want to use the latest Dovecot 2. It supports all the nice features that 
are actually used by those mobile mail clients. It does pop3 too.


On 26 Sep 2013, at 09:52, Steve Blinkhorn <> wrote:

> I have the need to configure my mail servers to accept remote mail
> from company smartphones, which will have unpredictable IP addresses
> at any given time.
> As I understand it, this is best done using port 587 and a suitably
> configured imapd, but it is not clear to me whether stock imapd can do
> the job.  I get the impression that I need to build something like
> dovecot - but what is the difference between dovecot and dovecot2?
> I guess this is all obvious once you know it, but if there's a "how to
> get started with port 587" guide, that would be really helpful.
> -- 
> Steve Blinkhorn <>

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