[Dovecot] Multiple SSL certificates with dovecot.

Daniel Black daniel.subs at internode.on.net
Tue Jun 10 15:51:40 EEST 2008

On Tue, 10 Jun 2008 08:01:38 pm Andre Rodier wrote:
> Hello all,
> By advance, I hope you'll excuse my probably not perfect English, which
> is not my mother tongue.

its pretty good.
> I have always appreciated dovecot for this simplicity to setup and
> lightweight, but today, after many installations, I cannot find how to
> setup dovecot for my configuration.
> - I use only IMAPS to retrieve the mails.
> - I manage two domain names
> - I use CA-Cert certificates
> So,the question is : how to setup dovecot to select the appropriate
> certificate, according to the domain name I use when I retrieve mails
> using the IMAPS protocol ?

It cannot. To do so would require "Server Name Indication" rfc3546 to be 
implemented. It also would require email clients to support it.

An alternate is to get both names in the one certificate.


Daniel Black
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