IMAP server whose goals are security and reliability
'Dovecot' is an IMAP server whose major goals are security and extreme reliability. It uses index files to optimally store the mailbox state, which makes it very fast even with huge mailboxes. Indexes won't prevent external mailbox updates, so Dovecot is still fully compatible with standard Maildir and mbox formats. There's also a fully featured POP3 server included.
DocumentationUser's guide available in HTML format from http://www.dovecot.org/documentation.html
released on 24 February 2016
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 March 2017.
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