[Dovecot] Courier-imap + dovecot simultaneously?

Jonathan Stewart jonathan at kc8onw.net
Sun Apr 29 21:22:40 EEST 2007

Charles Marcus wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I have a client I've been trying to talk into switching from courier to 
> dovecot, but the owner of the company wants me to set up two different 
> accounts in Thunderbird (I finally got him switched to that from outlook 
> express), one accessing his account through courier, and one through 
> dovecot, so he can compare the speed...
> Is this even possible? I've never tried it before, so before I spend a 
> lot of time, I want to know if I'd be wasting it (my time)...

Yes, it's possible.  You just have to set the 2 servers up on separate 
ports and make sure the correct ports are set in Thunderbird.  I'm not 
sure what would happen with dovecot's index files but most likely if 
courier does something goofy they will just get rebuilt.


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