imap on freebsd7

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Wed Mar 18 11:51:55 PDT 2009

> same Outlook 2003.
> In the FreeSBD7 system, outcommented in /etc/inetd.conf the line
> imap4 stream tcp nowait root /usr/local/libexec/imapd imapd
> and did
> # /etc/rc.d/inetd reload
> Then set up a new mailaccount in Outlook 2003 for this FreeSBD7 mailbox in 
> EXACTLY the same way in the way I did for the Solaris server.
>> From Outlook 2003 I can login to the FreeBSD server with username:password
> and get connected, but the "Inbox" shows nothing..
> I probably am missing some step here.  Any ideas/hints what step ?

i won't help you with imapd, but you may try dovecot - it's EXCELLENT 
pop3/imap4 service, works both with standard mbox files and maildirs

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