[Dovecot] disabling pop/imap per mail address?

Tom savagephp at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 01:52:55 EEST 2007

It kind of depends on your user back-end I think. But for example, I'm 
using MySQL for my user/pass lookups. I would just make a column for 
pop3s, imap, and imaps and tailor the sql statement in 
dovecot-mysql.conf to only allow a user to login if 'pop3s'='1'.

My two cents.

Armijn Hemel wrote:
> hello,
> first of all I want to say thanks to Timo for Dovecot 1.0. We've been
> running it in production at the company where I work and we're very
> pleased with it. Good job!
> One thing that we were wondering about today is if we can disable a certain
> protocol depending on the mailbox. So for example: user A can access via
> pop3s and imap, user B can only access via pop3, user C can use only imaps,
> and so on.
> thanks!
> armijn
> PS: am I assuming correctly that IMAP namespaces will make it possible
> to have shared IMAP folders with Dovecot? I'm still a bit of an IMAP dummy

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