[Dovecot] POP3 protection

Jasper Bryant-Greene jasper at albumltd.co.nz
Sat Dec 2 18:58:23 UTC 2006

Jos Chrispijn wrote:
> Odhiambo WASHINGTON:
>> Use a database and create an imap_enable field that is 1 if enabled and
>> 0 if disabled and use this condition in the query.
> Actually I am suggesting to let go SQL only for that and do it with a
> simple, plain text solution from within the configuration file. That
> can't be that difficult can it? It Postfix can do stuff with
> sender_checks and client_checks why using a database for a simple 0 or 1
> :-)

Actually, I'd suggest that forcing people to use a database in this
instance is a good idea. Have you any idea how terribly the solution you
proposed will scale? Imagine having 1000 users with that kind of
configuration file...

Jasper Bryant-Greene
Album Limited

jasper at albumltd.co.nz
+64 21 708 334 / 0800 425 286

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