Re: POP + Maildir not at HOME
Look at the vpopmail homepage, there is a document regarding the usage of
vpopmail with postfix.
Of course you still need the qmail package to provide the qmail-pop3d
The vpopmail package (for qmail) is packaged for debian by Ondrej Sury and
it can be found at www.sury.cz/Debian with a couple of useful other
packages. It supports a quota system itself as well, so you need not put
it on another filesystem, and it needs only one uid/gid and no system
users for providing pop3 access.
On Mon, 12 Jun 100, Ivan Vilata i Balaguer wrote:
> Hi all,
> We are trying to set up a Debian mail server running potato. We
> are planning to use Postfix as an MTA and Maildir as the mail storing
> format. The server should be able to handle POP requests for the users
> to read their mail (we are an ISP that provides PPP connections).
> However, we would like to separate home directories from mail
> directories so we can stablish different quotas and/or filesystems,
> such as ReiserFS.
> So I have a pair of questions:
> - Can Postfix be configured to store mails in maildir format in a
> dirtectory other than the user's home?
> - What POP server could I use that supported Maildir? I've heard
> of the POP server provided with Qmail. And, if the maildir affair
> would not be possible, which POP server would you recommend
> Well, thanks a lot in advance, and keep on dpkging!
> Ivan Vilata i Balaguer
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