[SATLUG] Best POP3 server?

Jonathan Hull masterr at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 11:59:01 CDT 2008


I agree with going with Dovecot. I use it at work for our POP3 and at
home for a local IMAP server for sharing email between computers. Easy
to set up and get working with only slight editing of the config files
and hasn't caused any problems for met yet either at home or work.

-Jon

On 4/1/08, Daniel J. Givens <daniel at rugmonster.org> wrote:
> David Salisbury wrote:
>
> > What POP3 server would people on the list recommend to replace gnu-pop3d?
> I've been using gnu-pop3d forever, and it now seems that many services /
> clients require "UIDL" capability on the POP3 server level, and gnu-pop3d
> apparently doesn't support it.  I'm just wondering what any/everyone would
> recommend as a good, similarly-solid replacement?  Or is there a trusted
> place that has a UIDL-capable version?  This seems like it might be
> promising..
> >
> > http://www.jth.net/virtual.html
> >
> > Anyway, if anyone has any insight, that would be great!
> > David
> >
>
>  I suggest you look into Dovecot. I can't give really convincing, technical
> reasons for liking Dovecot other than it being fairly featureful, very
> flexible, and fairly easy to work with. As for keeping the UIDLs in tact,
> take a look at the following link to see if there are any applicable
> instructions:
>
>  http://wiki.dovecot.org/Migration
>
>  I would consider Dovecot ready for primetime. After all, it is now the
> default POP3/IMAP server in RHEL5.
>
>  Cheers,
>  Daniel
>
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