[Dovecot] Sending email using IMAP
listuser at peternixon.net
Sat Nov 4 23:04:54 UTC 2006
On Sat 04 Nov 2006 22:40, 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)?
Postfix can be configured in this manner, although I am not really sure what
it gains you.
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