IMAP/POP3 Configuration

Matthew Cowgur matt.cowgur at
Mon Feb 19 23:08:09 MSK 2007

Ah, I see. So I can use it to proxy a request that comes in to to a mail server, then? Can someone suggest a good piece of
mail software to use with Nginx, or does it matter more what kind of
functionality I want?

On 2/19/07, Bob Ippolito <bob at> wrote:
> On 2/19/07, Matthew Cowgur <matt.cowgur at> wrote:
> > I'm completely new to running a server, and I realized after looking
> through
> > the wiki that the information & examples there regarding configuring the
> > IMAP/POP3 module made absolutely no sense to me. Could someone give an
> > example of a nginx.conf file that includes IMAP/POP3 configuration so I
> can
> > get an idea of where it needs to go in there? Also, do I need another
> tool
> > to setup email accounts, and if not, where does that configuration go?
> nginx can proxy/load balance IMAP/POP3, but it is not a server. There
> is an example of this on the wiki.
> It doesn't sound like this is what you need though. You need another
> software package entirely if you want to serve IMAP or POP3.
> -bob

matthew cowgur
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