[Dovecot] dovecot, vpopmail and djb's tcpserver

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Sep 3 19:41:02 EEST 2003

On Tue, 2003-09-02 at 23:00, Lasse Danielsen wrote:
> I've tried to set up dovecot in conjuction with vpopmail, and running it
> under djb's tcpserver instead of (x)inetd.
> Btw - there was no reference to setting dovecot up using (x)inetd either in
> the manuals/faqs i read, though I didn't search all that hard.

Yes, manual isn't really written yet.. :)

> Anyway, back to my Q:
> vpopmail uses vchkpw as an authentication mechanism, and with tcpserver I
> can do relaycontrol (based on vchkpw) with roaming users. Is there anyone
> who have tried this, and succeeded? Right now I use two imap services to
> accomplish this (bincimap has support for vchkpw).

I don't really know what vchkpw is supposed to do. Doesn't the vpopmail
library call it? Would Dovecot need separate vchkpw support, not just
the vpopmail library support?

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