[Dovecot] Blocked

Kenny Dail kend at amigo.net
Fri Dec 8 18:12:31 UTC 2006

> I block pop3 to force my users to use webmail (that is in fact using IMAP).
> What mechanism should trigger sending a message that pop3 is blocked? 
> Once this message is send, it is either send by postfix to alternative 
> email account (Postfix forward) or just read once thru Webmail. In the 
> mean time this user is trying to establish pop3 on a 24/7 basis $-)

What's wrong with just ignoring the login attempts? Why not stop
listening for POP3 altogether? Or, you can block the particular user at
the firewall. Or if you have a special someone who is allowed POP3 you
can give them an alternate port to login with, and not listen at all on
port 110 if it really bothers you.
Kenny Dail <kend at amigo.net>

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