[Dovecot] command line options
tss at iki.fi
Mon Feb 5 11:50:09 UTC 2007
On Thu, 2007-01-25 at 11:07 -0500, AJ Weber wrote:
> Is the wiki up-to-date on the command-line arguments that can be
> passed to dovecot?
> I don't like the fact that I have to hard-code the "listen address" in
> the config file. Even though it shouldn't change (rarely if ever),
> when I have a multi-homed host, I need to specify only one of the
> Would it be possible to either:
> 1) Make --listen into an optional, command-line argument; or
> 2) Make the listen config-file parameter understand interface names
> instead of just IP Addresses? (Like "eth0")
I'm not sure if there is a portable way to know the IP address for an
interface, and it's probably too much work to add code for all the OSes.
As for --listen.. Well, I'd rather not add any such specific command
line options. It'd be better if it was possible to change any setting
with a single option, like Postfix has -o. Anyway, this is a bit too
late for v1.0.
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