[Dovecot] how to setup a simplest travel-mode read-only IMAP
Seetamraju Uday Bhaskar Sarma
sarma at uss-infr.com
Mon Jun 14 05:15:05 EEST 2010
I don't use gmail/hotmail etc...
I have been a Mozilla/SeaMonkey/Thunderbird user for ever now...
The mail and folders are all on my private fileserver.
But on certain tours, I do know in advance that I would like IMAP access
to my mail folders.
Nothing but the simplest read-only access to the years of accumulated email.
(All that email was soft-mounted onto /mnt/mail for safety and simplicity.)
I have read the FAQ and Wiki.
I even created the /cur /new /tmp folders under /mnt/mail... (after
noting errors in dovecot logs)
But when I test from another machine as :-
# mutt -f imap://email@example.com/Inbox
mutt comes up blank.
I did check that /mnt/mail/Inbox exists, and has read permissions to all.
Ideally, I don't want dovecot updating my mail files.
I just simply want to read my old mail, while my new mail will continue
to reside-on/be-accessible via the webmail.
Thanks in advance!
# /usr/sbin/dovecot --version
# /usr/sbin/dovecot -n
# 1.0.15: /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf
log_timestamp: %Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S
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