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Re: Upgrade: IMAP



On Tue, 2004-05-25 at 02:58, Kenneth Porter wrote:
> --On Monday, May 24, 2004 2:04 PM -0400 Ragone_Andrew <andrag bergen org> 
> wrote:
> 
> > I just upgraded to FC2 and for some reason it seems that all my IMAP
> > server config disappeared. It's not in /etc/xinetd.d/imap and i cannot
> > seem to start xinet.d with proper imformation. I beleive i copied and
> > older IMAP file into xinet directory and restarted xinet without success.
> > Is there somewhere i can download IMAP to install or any way to recover
> > settings?
> 
> UW-IMAP has been dropped. You can choose between Cyrus for a "big" server 
> with its own mailbox database or dovecot for a lightweight server. Both run 
> as standalone servers, not from xinetd. You probably want to customize 
> /etc/dovecot.conf and then run "service dovecot start".
> 
> Here's the edits I made to the default config:
> 
> 14a15
> > protocols = imap imaps pop3 pop3s
> 142a144
> > verbose_proctitle = yes
> 190a193
> > default_mail_env = mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/spool/mail/%u

Shouldn't the default dovecoat behavior mimic the older UW-IMAP
configuration by default so that upgrades work as expected? Has anyone
bug'd this? 

-- 
Chris Kloiber




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