[Dovecot] pop3 rate limit

michael michael at vivid.net.nz
Mon Dec 30 09:42:02 EET 2013

>> >Is this possible? Can this be achieved within Dovecot or does it 
>> need
>> >external scripting? (I thought about fail2ban, but also want IPv6
>> >support)
>> >
>> >Thanks in advance
>> >
>> >-Christian Rößner
>> See:
>> www.policyd.org
>> You'll need to use v2.1 to get IPV6 support.
> policyd can rate limit dovecot POP3 users?
> p at rick

Yes - put your Dovecot on a dedicated IP address and set a Policyd 
quota limit based on user IP address. Only option I am aware of to 
granulate to port level is IP tables (or comparable FW)


Michael Hallager

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