[Dovecot] Sieve Plugin Setup

Daniel Parthey d.parthey at metaways.de
Sat Jun 22 01:52:31 EEST 2013

Hi Denny,

Am 20.06.2013 05:21, schrieb Denny Jones:
> I've got an existing setup that I want to add Sieve filtering to. I'm on QmailToaster:
> qmailadmin-toaster-1.2.16-1.4.0
> I using Dovecot version 2.0.11
> I'm looking for a good tutorial for installing Sieve Rules functionality on an existing system. Anybody know of one?
> Anybody else done this? Do I just install the latest Dovecot-sieve plugin release with wget, etc?

You will need to use prebuilt-packages of Dovecot and Pigeonhole or 
recompile Pigeonhole against your current Dovecot version so that there 
is no version mismatch between them.

> What kind of configuration can I expect to have to go through.
> Do I have to reconfigure Dovecot to work in conjunction with the Sieve plugin?

The pigeonhole module adds SIEVE functionality to Dovecot,
the Dovecot wiki describes how to download and install it:


Dovecot configuration for SIEVE plugin is documented at:


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