Sharing Mailbox between users using IMAP

Jakob Curdes jc at
Fri Jun 29 11:14:57 EEST 2018

Sharing IMAP accounts poses no technical problems, we do that all the time.
It might pose GDPR / confidentiality problems however, depending on the 
type of mails in the account and on the legal situation.

Am 29.06.2018 um 09:53 schrieb Luca Bertoncello:
> Zitat von Remko Lodder <remko at>:
> Hi Remko,
>> Emails can only be read if they are authenticated / authorized in 
>> someway to access the store. That means you might need to share the 
>> info@ credentials with the other
>> people so that they can read it over imap or webmail etc.
> That is self-evident and it is not a problem.
> I can't understand what you mean... Do you see a problem in that?
> Thanks
> Luca Bertoncello
> (lucabert at

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