[Dovecot] POP3 protection

Richard Mayhew - Nashua Mobile Broadband Division richardm at nashuamobile.com
Fri Dec 1 11:14:02 UTC 2006


I'm sure Dovecot can do some of what you are asking. 

One option you could look at is to define the user as a IMAP only user,
and if you are able to, block IMAP access from anywhere other than your
webmail server.

Hope this helps.


-----Original Message-----
From: dovecot-bounces at dovecot.org [mailto:dovecot-bounces at dovecot.org]
On Behalf Of Jos Chrispijn
Sent: 01 December 2006 03:14 AM
To: dovecot at dovecot.org
Subject: [Dovecot] POP3 protection

I have some users that I will not allow to use POP3 thru my system, but
force them to use webmail.
Would it be possible to put an extra option in dovecot.conf to force

# -----------------------------------------------------------------
#  Logon processes
#  user = <username>,<password>
# -----------------------------------------------------------------

user = johndoe,another_secret_password
user = mike,trouble_in_paradise

If unix user johndoe logs on, he cannot fetch mail thru POP3 for he has
a differect password from his logon password.

thanx for listening,

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