New Dovecot service: SMTP Submission (RFC6409)

Tanstaafl tanstaafl at
Sat Dec 16 22:41:25 EET 2017

On 12/16/2017, 5:10:14 AM, Stephan Bosch <stephan at> wrote:
> Op 12/14/2017 om 6:07 PM schreef Tanstaafl:
>> One other point.
>> Adding support for something like this that also requires Clients to add
>> support for it is just begging for a feature that never gets used.
>> Stephan, are you sure there is no (fairly simple) way to make this an
>> SMTP service that any email client that supports SMTP can use?
> It already is a normal compliant SMTP submission server. Just the BURL
> part is something that requires additional client support.

Ok, well, my ignorance is probably glaring here, but what I meant was,
the make the BURL/URLAUTH pieces strictly between Dovecot and the
backend SMTP server, make it invisible to the Client...

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