[Dovecot] Which comes first after postfix, dovecot or cyrus-sasl?
1100100 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 22 07:32:09 EEST 2005
Thanks Curtis, I think I'll be digging into dovecot's sasl features
and giving it a try.
Rather than meander around in the how-to's, I should've asked my
question alot earlier in the process.
Definitely appreciate the help.
On 8/22/05, Curtis Maloney <cmaloney at cardgate.net> wrote:
> Mike wrote:
> > Hello Group,
> > Now I want to move forward and integrate dovecot imap server to work
> > with postfix. I understand that I need some way for users to be
> > authenticated by the imap server, so I also want to use cyrus-sasl.
> > Ultimately I want to provide a webmail interface using apache and
> > squirrelmail to my users.
> Umm... no.
> Dovecot comes with its own SASL implementation, which will save you the pain and
> mental anguish of having to touch Cyrus-SASL.
> If Postfix is delivering mail, then once you have Dovecot installed, you just
> need to tell it where to find the mail, user list, and passwords, and you're
> off. It really can be that simple.
> > I'm finding many different examples on the net that install the
> > software components in very different steps. I'd like a push in the
> > right direction as to what is most logically installed next to achieve
> > the goal.
> Curtis Maloney
> cmaloney at cardgate.net
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