[Dovecot] dovecot/pop-before-smtp

Lorens dovecot.fdop at tagged.lorens.org
Wed Aug 31 15:35:33 EEST 2005

On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 08:47:33AM -0700, Micah Stevens wrote:
> Hi,
> This is off-topic I know, but if anyone has any suggestions, I'd appreciate 
> it. I'm running postfix 2.2.x, dovecot 0.99, and it's working great, I 
> wanted pop-before-smtp functionality, so I fired up the suggested perl 
> daemon in the dovecot docs.. This seems to work, I ran tests, it was picking 
> up the ip's, putting them in the .db file, and postfix was able to read 
> them. 
> My issue is that it doesn't seem to continue to do this. It only works if I 
> force it with a --reprocess flag. At that point, the latest set of ip's get 
> inserted in the database, and all is well. 
> Any ideas? I did check to make sure the daemon is running, and it is. 

I dislike the "suggested perl daemon", so I updated the wiki


with the solution I chose (see discussion in this month's
archives for this list, starting at



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