--- Vapor <bluequartz (at mark) vaporised.com> wrote:
> > This updates have big changes of email services.
> > - POPS, IMAPS with Dovecot
> > - SMTPS, Submission port
> > - Remove APOP
> Any chance we can have a more detailed set of notes
> regarding this upgrade? I probably
> shouldn't be worrying but as I have a few servers
> purely for openwebmail users I could
> do to know just how drastic this change will be.
> My primary concern is smooth transition without loss
> of email, is openwebmail likely to
> be affected by this backend change, I know the
> folders it creates work with IMAP and
> Brian has said these will be fine, I'm more worried
> about whether openwebmail will work
> over dovecot without modification?
OpenWebmail was not affected on our systems. It works
just fine and the change was transparent.
> Secondarily I utilise dnsbl's via sendmail.cf - I
> assume these will be lost entirely,
> does dovecot have a suitably easy system for using
Dovecot does not replace Sendmail. Anything you have
in place for Sendmail should still be valid.
> Finally I use a custom /etc/procmailrc - will this
> be affected?
Procmail is a Sendmail process unrelated to Dovecot or qpopper.