Pop3 server


#1

Can nginx act as a pop3 server or only as a pop3 proxy server? In
other words, can I use it to fetch e-mail directly from my maildir
folders, or do I need to be running something like Dovecot, Cyrus, or
Courier as well?

Posted at Nginx Forum: http://forum.nginx.org/read.php?2,929,929#msg-929


#2

On Wed, 2009-04-08 at 19:22 -0400, androo wrote:

Can nginx act as a pop3 server or only as a pop3 proxy server? In
other words, can I use it to fetch e-mail directly from my maildir
folders, or do I need to be running something like Dovecot, Cyrus, or
Courier as well?

Nginx can only proxy. You’ll need a POP3 server.

Cliff


#3

Thanks,
androo

On Wed, 2009-04-08 at 19:22 -0400, androo wrote:

Can nginx act as a pop3 server or only as a pop3 proxy server? In
other words, can I use it to fetch e-mail directly from my maildir
folders, or do I need to be running something like Dovecot, Cyrus, or
Courier as well?

Nginx can only proxy. You’ll need a POP3 server.

Cliff

Posted at Nginx Forum: http://forum.nginx.org/read.php?2,929,939#msg-939