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'Snowbox' is a small (600 lines of code) and secure POP3 server written in Perl. It runs exclusive from 'inetd' and is easy to set up. It implements all necessary POP3 commands, supports APOP authentication, and drops root privileges and continues running as a user process after the authorization stage. The maildrop is kept in memory while running; no temporary files are written.

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey11 February 2005

Leaders and contributors

Oliver Feiler Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Digest_MD5
Required to use Sys_Syslog

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 11 February 2005.


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