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Date:  Tue, 12 Sep 2006 03:29:51 -0700 (PDT)
From:  the Oger <oger (at mark) yahoo.com>
Subject:  [coba-e:06853] Re: [Announce] Update schedule
To:  coba-e (at mark) bluequartz.org
Message-Id:  <20060912102951.32699.qmail (at mark) web53604.mail.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To:  <20060912093803.M49528 (at mark) vaporised.com>
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--- 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
> dnsbl's?

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.