[Dovecot] Feature request

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Apr 18 13:15:07 EEST 2008

On Fri, 2008-03-28 at 11:40 +0100, Ruud Boon wrote:
> Hi!
> I hope I'm using the right mailing for a feature request. I'm using 
> dovecot on my server for a year now and I'm very happy
> with it. Its extremely stable and fast.
> Ok what is my situation why I'm asking a feature..
> Users are retrieving mail using pop3 over the external ip address.
> When the user connects to there webmail. The webmail client 
> (Squirrelmail) is using imap on the localhost.
> I would like to give some users the option to use imap over the external 
> ip, I want to set option in my MySql backend configuration.
> As far as I know there isn't a possible solution on dovecot right now 
> that's why I  hope you can build a extra config parameter that
> gives me the possibility to allow users to retrieve email by imap by ip. 
> So all users can do an imap request on  localhost (for webmail) and some 
> user are allowed to do an imap request over the external ip.

http://wiki.dovecot.org/Variables should help here. Something like:

password_query = select .. where ('%s' = 'POP3' or external_imap='Y' or
'%r' = '')

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