imap on freebsd7

RW rwmaillists at
Wed Mar 18 11:47:16 PDT 2009

On Wed, 18 Mar 2009 18:27:32 +0100 (CET)
Pieter Donche <Pieter.Donche at> wrote:

> I want to access a mailbox on a FreeBSD7 server via IMAP from Outlook 
> 2003. I had a setup for accessing a mailbox on a Solaris server via
> IMAP from the same Outlook 2003.
> In the FreeSBD7 system, outcommented in /etc/inetd.conf the line
> imap4 stream tcp nowait root /usr/local/libexec/imapd imapd

You didn't mention installing an imap server from a port or package.
AFAIK there isn't one in the base and the /usr/local/ prefix confirms

I'd suggest dovecot (usually started by enabling it in rc.conf
rather than inetd.conf).

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