Best POP daemon to use with Postfix

Gerard Seibert gerard at
Tue Aug 8 14:11:35 UTC 2006

Philip Radford wrote:

> Hi All,
> I have an issue which is starting to get annoying.
> I am currently running Postfix 2.3.2 under FreeBSD 5.4.
> Which POP3 daemons are people using to provide remote access to mail folders 
> via POP3.
> I have just installed qpopper via ports which all seemed to go well until 
> actually acessing the server via a windows mail client (Outlook Express). 
> The client connects and just sits there.
> Examing /var/log/messages returns a EOF or I/O error.
> Anyone know why this is happening or what I can do to identify further.
> Regards
> Phil.

I had nothing but problems with qpopper and large mboxes. I finally
dumped it in favor of 'dovecot' and never looked back.

Dovecot will shortly be coming out with a new version, I believe they
are at something like RC-7 or so right now. You might want to wait until
the new version is in the ports. Your choice!

Gerard Seibert
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