Mail and DNS setup
depocatcher at gmail.com
Fri Aug 20 08:08:57 UTC 2010
On 8/20/2010 2:42 AM, Joshua Isom wrote:
> On 8/19/2010 8:06 PM, RW wrote:
>> On Thu, 19 Aug 2010 17:44:46 -0500
>> Depo Catcher<depocatcher at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> getmail + qmail + procmail replacement + courier-imap = win?
>> Why use an mta at all? getmail was specifically designed to avoid that.
>> You can just do something like:
>> getmail -> procmail -> whatever
>> getmail -> dovecot-deliver+sieve plugin
> I use getmail, dovecot, and postfix. I have getmail and postfix
> forwarding to dovecot with sieve, and a root .forward file for
> receiving server logs and filtering to a directory of their own. I
> haven't integrated dspam and the dovecot-antispam plugin in yet but
> will. Postfix doesn't handle anything other than local mail, and even
> then only logs.
> The main trouble I had was getting the local storage layout the way
> *I* wanted instead of defaults, `mail_location =
> maildir:/var/mail/%u:LAYOUT=fs:INBOX=/var/mail/%u`. I was also able
> to import and filter all of my Mail.app 1.3 mail via a simple perl
> script I wrote using /usr/local/libexec/dovecot/deliver. With the
> getmail/refilter trick, fixing sieve problems can be easy and has it
> almost all server side.
hrm, thanks. Dovecot looks pretty nice. I like Courier, but might have
to give this a spin on a test box.
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