[Dovecot] Running mailfront under dovecot2.x service supervision

Robert Schetterer robert at schetterer.org
Tue Apr 19 20:04:07 EEST 2011

Am 19.04.2011 14:19, schrieb Uffe Jakobsen:
> Robert Schetterer wrote:
>> i ve got confused, dovecot is no smtp server
>> what are you trying to goal ?
> Correct dovecot is not an smtp server.
> My goal is what I wrote in the initial email - but I try to explain in other
> words.
> Dovecot2.0.x has the ability to setup somewhat generic supervised services
> ala daemontools services if you know that tool.
> Dovecot uses these services internally to wrap an ordinary imap session into
> an ssl session.
> And that is exactly what I would like to do with my mailfront session - wrap
> it into a ssl session using the generic service setup present in dovecot
> 2.0.x
> As far as I can see - the services that you define inside dovecot.conf does
> not have to relate to imap at all and since smtp and imap go hand in hand in
> order to have a fully working email setup - then why not have dovecot
> control all the services ?
> /Uffe

understand , but this is a "must Timo response" i guess

Best Regards

MfG Robert Schetterer


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