[Dovecot] pop3 rate limit

Christian Rößner cr at sys4.de
Mon Dec 30 18:28:33 EET 2013


>>> policyd can rate limit dovecot POP3 users?
>> sure :)
>> i just think dovecot does it better
>> last resort would be ip6table/iptable
> We're  talking  Dovecot, not Postfix. Policyd AFAIK is ran as a policy
> from within Postfix. That would be over SMTP and not POP3.
> If  there  is  some  config  within  Dovecot to allow usage of policys
> written for Postfix, please point that out.
> Searching  the  policyd.org  site  for  terms like 'POP3' or 'Dovecot'
> yield no results.

That’s what I thought ;-)

In fact I would have to write an external policy service that really counts user/time. But as Robert said, there seems not to be a bigger problem with lots of connections, so I do not try to find a solution here anymore :-)

Thanks everybody

-Christian Rößner

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