[Dovecot] Disallow POP3 from deleting messages

Benny Pedersen me at junc.eu
Sat Mar 23 19:23:40 EET 2013

DormitionSkete at hotmail.com skrev den 2013-03-20 15:15:

> My experience with IMAP over the internet with a couple of servers
> outside our monastery (while I was in it, and we have considerably
> better download speeds than upload) has always been that IMAP has
> always been incredibly slow.

remember courier-imap with client side filters in squirrelmail ?, that 
was slow :)

with dovecot / sieve server side filtering there is no slow down at all

> So, I've always just allowed users to
> connect to the IMAP server via webmail.  It's slow, but usable.

stop using client side filtering

> I guess it's time to open a port in our firewall and do some testing
> with a couple of clients from outside.  Maybe they'll work better 
> than
> I've always assumed.

+1, close pop3 on outside :)

> I appreciate the input, everybody.

thats whats maillist is for

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