[Dovecot] Sending email using IMAP
Steven F Siirila
sfs at tc.umn.edu
Sat Nov 4 20:49:48 UTC 2006
On Sat, Nov 04, 2006 at 09:40:44PM +0100, Bernd Petrovitsch wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-11-03 at 17:10 -0600, Steven F Siirila wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 03, 2006 at 11:37:08PM +0100, Bernd Petrovitsch wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2006-11-03 at 11:00 -0800, Marc Perkel wrote:
> > > > Steven F Siirila wrote:
> > > > > On Fri, Nov 03, 2006 at 10:36:13AM -0800, Marc Perkel wrote:
> > > [...]
> > > > > > IMAP requires a password. SMTP it's optional.
> > > > >
> > > > > Not at the University of Minnesota.
> > > > > We require ESMTP STARTTLS/AUTH over the standard mail submission port (587).
> > >
> > > The question is: How do you enforce it on submission via port 25?
> > We do allow the same thing over port 25, but only for backward compatibility.
> > (If you try using either port without STARTTLS+AUTH, it will not work.)
> > And of course for those non-standard MUAs (i.e. older Outlook) we also do
> > support port 465 (SSL) and require AUTH there as well.
> Sorry, my above question was bad worded - it should have been:
> The question is: How do you enforce submission via the submission port
> (and inhibit submission via port 25)?
We don't REQUIRE it (yet), but we strongly encourage it.
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