2012-08-27 installing Dovecot on QNAP

  • master howto: http://forum.qnap.com/viewtopic.php?f=143&t=33376&start=30
  • Configure
    sh xdove.sh stop
    cd /share/HDA_DATA/.qpkg/XDove
    vim dovecot/etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf
  • Mine reads (it's just meant to access imap files from the local mail server and not to serve outside the localhost):
    auth_user = admin
    login_user = dovecot
    login_chroot = no
    protocols = imaps
    listen = localhost:993
    log_path = /var/log/dovecot/dovecot.log
    info_log_path = /var/log/dovecot/dovecot-info.log
    #ssl_disable = yes
    #ssl = no
    #disable_plaintext_auth = no
    ssl = yes
    ssl_cert_file = /etc/stunnel/stunnel.pem
    ssl_key_file = /etc/stunnel/stunnel.pem
    mail_location = maildir:/var/MailRoot/domains/%d/%n/Maildir
    first_valid_uid = 10
    
    dotlock_use_excl=yes
    mailbox_idle_check_interval = 30
    maildir_stat_dirs = no
    maildir_copy_with_hardlinks = no
    
    auth_executable = /usr/libexec/dovecot/dovecot-auth
    auth_username_chars = abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ01234567890.-_@
    auth_verbose = yes
    auth_debug = yes
    auth_debug_passwords = yes
    mail_debug = yes
    
    protocol imap {
    #       login_greeting_capability = yes
            imap_client_workarounds = tb-extra-mailbox-sep
            login_executable = /usr/libexec/dovecot/imap-login
            mail_executable = /usr/libexec/dovecot/imap
            #imap_client_workarounds = outlook-idle
    }
    
    auth default {
           mechanisms = plain
           passdb checkpassword {
           args = /usr/bin/checkpassword
           }
    
           userdb static {
           args = uid=xmail gid=xmail home=/var/MailRoot/domains/%d/%n/Maildir
           }
    }
  • Reload
    sh xdove.sh restart

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