newbie question on a dovecot buffer

Aki Tuomi aki.tuomi at
Wed Nov 6 09:10:49 EET 2019

On 6.11.2019 6.47, Plutocrat via dovecot wrote:
> On 06/11/2019 01.41, Richard Bown via dovecot wrote:
>  > Can I use Dovecot as a buffer between my mail providers Dovecot servers
>> and the several IMAP mail clients on my own network ? 
>> ie,  so Dovecot would mirror the mail on my account with my mail provider, So my local dovecot server downloads mail and caches/stores on the local SBC and all the local users use IMAP from that, instead of from my mail provider.
> I'm by no means an expert, but I've seen this mentioned before, and it seems that you may be asking about this:
> P.

For caching, you can *try* imapc.


namespace remote {

  location = imapc:~/.cache

  prefix = Remote}




mail_location = imapc:~/.cache

imapc_username = username

imapc_host = hostname



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