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Re: imap configuration
On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 10:57:25AM -0500, Michael Parson wrote:
> >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.
> Personally, I'd go with port 993 (imaps), imap over ssl.
Dovecot (the IMAP server) and all modern mail clients will use
"STARTTLS" in case of IMAP over port 143 and enable encryption
> That will have you up and running with a self-signed cert, which will
> throw warnings to your users depending on what clients they are running.
> If you don't want to deal with that, you'll need to jump through the
> additional hoops for getting a CA signed cert.
Getting a properly signed certificate is easy these days. You can
even get a free one for private use here:
A free certificate from StartSSL will be accepted by the usual mail
clients e.g. Thunderbird or iOS Mail.
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/
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