[Dovecot] dbus support in dovecot?

Steffen Kaiser skdovecot at smail.inf.fh-brs.de
Thu Jul 25 10:02:14 EEST 2013

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On Wed, 24 Jul 2013, Gene Heskett wrote:

> I am trying to transition from ubu10.04.4 LTS to ubu12.04.2 LTS, but in the
> changeover I want to setup dovecot as a local only imap server so that I
> can read & respond to email from any of the other 4 or so machines on my
> local net.
> To that end, and given that I have a well working setup right now, using
> fetchmail driving mailfilter as a pre-check, procmail as the MTA delivering
> to /var/spool/mail/me, with clamav and spamd in the mix to intercept and
> send to /dev/null the worst of the spam, or to a quarantine file if clamav
> triggers.
> The current transfer mechanism is driven by a script that uses inotifywait
> to detect newly delivered mail in that directory, and which then sends
> kmail a dbus message to go get the mail.
> Since I want to insert dovecot into this chain, does dovecot have a dbus
> port, and if so, what is the format of the command it expects?

Dovecot does not have no dbus support, as far as I know.
If you only want to monitor one (or some minor number of mailboxes), you 
would setup kmail using IMAP, then tag this mailboxes to be monitored. 
Dovecot then uses that open connection to signal a newly arrived message.

Kind regards,

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Steffen Kaiser
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