[Dovecot] dovecot director service

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Jul 12 02:34:19 EEST 2010

On 11.7.2010, at 23.30, Brandon Davidson wrote:

>> Well, you could make the doveadm interface available via TCP port, but
>> that really should be firewalled well. Hmm. It wouldn't be difficult to
>> patch doveadm director to also support connecting to host:port rather
>> than unix socket.
> That would be pretty awesome. Rignt now I could try to talk Director
> protocol from the management node to inject commands, but the Directors only
> accept connections from other hosts listed in the ring, right?

Yes, but you'd also have to act as a proper director then. It's basically the same as running a director in the management node, which just doesn't happen to accept any client connections.

> So having doveadm function over TCP would be a big plus.

Done. doveadm director status -a host:port

Works also with doveadm who and doveadm penalty (and anything else in future that communicates usually via UNIX sockets).

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