[Dovecot] dovecot and avahi

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Tue Jan 1 18:56:02 EET 2013

On 01/01/2013 11:24 AM, Tom Hendrikx wrote:
> On 01-01-13 17:13, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> Am 01.01.2013 17:07, schrieb Robert Moskowitz:
>>> I am trying to figure out if I need avahi on my mail server.  I see that POP3 and IMAP are services that Avahi can
>>> advertise/discover. Does Dovecot work with Avahi and how do you get POP3 and IMAP advertised?
>>> And perhaps more importantly, what clients look for mail services this way?
>> avahi does NOT get routed to internet
>> since most clienst are not in the private network why would
>> someone advertise mail-services via avahi?
> If you want to advertise your mail config for easy setup over the
> internet, take a look at: http://www.automx.org/

Not something I was looking for, but very interesting!

Definitely worth a review.  AFTER I get other things done.  The number 
of users I have, I can support the old ways.  RIght now I am just 
working through what each thing does and why I MIGHT need it.

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