Re: POP -> IMAP w/ Maildirs?
The Cyrus IMAP server (http://asg.web.cmu.edu/cyrus/) is designed to handle mail for users who don't have accounts on the machine. I'd take a look at it.
I've been looking to do something like this and still haven't gotten it together. I'm going to suggest hacking UW IMAP to do this might be difficult. I didn't really consider it because I wasn't happy with its maildir support.
"Keith G. Murphy" wrote:
> I have an application in mind where I download some folks' POP3 mail
> from their ISPs to our local server, then present their E-mail (they're
> Win95 users on our local network) using an IMAP server.
> So far I can do everything very simply using fetchmail + procmail -d +
> UW IMAP.
> However, I'd like to go to a solution, probably using maildirs, that
> does not involve messages in their home directories; in fact, maybe not
> requiring them to have accounts on our Linux server at all.
> I've been digging into the procmail documentation, and trying to figure
> out how to use maildirs in UW IMAP, but I've got the feeling someone out
> there has already done this.
> Any simple methods for this?
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Jens B. Jorgensen