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From: Christian Ruppert <idl0r@g.o>
Subject: Re: maintenance
Date: Sat, 3 Dec 2011 16:53:41 +0100
On Thu, 1 Dec 2011 20:05:42 +0100
Christian Ruppert <idl0r@g.o> wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> we're going to migrate from courier to dovecot on 2011/12/03 (Saturday
> Dec 3).
> That means the mail services (IMAP/POP and at least partially SMTP)
> will be unavailable.
> Expected time frame: 11AM - 6PM *UTC*.
> We actually expect to be done sooner but in case...
> So the SMTP will be available as long / as fast as possible.
> Changes:
> We'll offer standard IMAP/POP3 ports after the migration.
> 143/110 (IMAP/POP3) but those require a secure connection so
> The currently used ones (993 / 995) will remain with SSL.
> Port 25 (SMTP) will have TLS/STARTTLS support as well.
> Everything else should remain as it is.

The migration is done so far.

There is again a new SSL cert for IMAP/POP, fingerprints[1].

Note: The INBOX namespace (which came from courier) has been disabled
so you may have to fix some subscriptions in your mail client.
E.g. INBOX.Drafts is now just "Drafts".

There is also sieve/managesieve support, you can enable it by using
| "/usr/libexec/dovecot/deliver" in your .forward [1].
This will disable procmail of course but it will also improve the


Christian Ruppert
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