Mailbox access in a small home network?

Brant Fitzsimmons brant at
Fri Oct 14 15:44:20 UTC 2005

Derek Broughton wrote:

>Brant Fitzsimmons wrote:
>>I would recommend the IMAP server Dovecot.  You can then set your laptop
>>and any other device to synchronize mail with the server allowing you to
>>take the mail with you.
>Any IMAP server, in fact.  I use courier-imap on my lan, but I also get mail
>off a dovecot server that seems to work well.  dovecot's a lot smaller.
>Brant, does dovecot support SSL or TLS? (I know the one I use doesn't but
>perhaps it's not turned on).
It sure does.  Have a look at  I'm
having a really hard time deciding between Dovecot and Cyrus in a
production environment.  Does anyone have any thoughts?

Brant Fitzsimmons
brant at
"Strange times are these in which we live when the old and the
young are taught falsehoods in the schools of learning. And the one
man that dares to tell the truth is called at once a lunatic and
a fool."

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