Re: IMAP Server Requirement
On (19/01/06 17:06), Ropetin wrote:
> I hope I'm asking this question in the right place. If not please let
> me know where to go.
> I work for a fairly small company who, like a lot of companies, relies
> heavily on email. For reasons that unfortunately I had no decision in,
> and cannot contractually change in the next two years, we are tied into
> using a POP3 email service. The server has great uptime and great
> throughput, so no worries there. However, it has very little (read:
> none!) disk space reserved for email. This causes us to have to set a
> server storage limit of no more than 20Mb for each user. This is
> suitable for most people, but those of us in the IT department and our
> mobile users would be better served by an IMAP server with larger
> amounts of storage.
> I'd like to then setup an IMAP server on another machine, with more
> storage, and have it pull email from the regular POP server and make it
> available to a limited number of users. It will be hosted inside our
> network, with no outside access, except through already configured
> remote means.
> What software do I need to use to make this happen? I've read about a
> number of different pieces of software but can't figure out what would
> be best. I don't want you to walk me through it step by step, just
> point me in the right direction and give me a push!
We had the same requirement, pulling in via pop3 and accessing via IMAP.
We used dovecot. I made some notes on the setup here:
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