[Dovecot] Restrict clients access during mailboxes convertion ?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat Mar 26 00:50:06 EET 2011

On Fri, 2011-03-25 at 16:34 +0100, Frank Bonnet wrote:

> Is there a way to restrict access to Dovecot server during
> mailboxes convertion ?

You'd want to also tempfail all mail deliveries.

> I need dovecot to be running to convert mailboxes from
> a format to another, but I would like to block all our
> LAN clients until the end of convertion.
> If there is no internal Dovecot mechanism I will use
> some firewall rule on the server.

Why not simply stop Dovecot?

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