[Dovecot] Howto disable imap listener in dovecot 2.0

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Mar 11 01:47:32 EET 2010

On 11.3.2010, at 1.36, Erik Logtenberg wrote:

> Thanks for the tip. Is setting the port to 0 actually a designed
> feature, or is it merely a accidental behaviour of the current
> implementation? (and as such prone to unannounced change)

It's intentionally added feature. Also latest hg version automatically changes "protocols=imaps" to instead set imap port to 0 (while warning about obsolete setting).

> Unfortunately the documentation doesn't mention the "port" directive at
> all: http://wiki2.dovecot.org/MainConfig
> In fact the usage of "imaps" in the "protocols" directive is still
> documented, but that certainly doesn't work anymore.

There is no documentation of v2.0 configs yet. wiki2 is still almost the same as wiki1.

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