SMTP or POP3 Authentication

Igor Sysoev igor at
Fri May 27 12:10:50 MSD 2011

On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 12:17:10AM -0400, Parker, Joshua wrote:
> I am trying to use smtp connection for an email marketing software and would like to use smtp or pop3, but I am not sure where to start. I have in /root/auth/ but I am not sure if that is write. If the previous is correct, is this also correct in nginx.conf:
> mail { auth_http; pop3_capabilities "TOP" "USER";
>  smtp_auth plain login; server { listen 110; protocol pop3; proxy on; } }
> If none of the above is correct, can you point me in the write direction or documentation on how to accomplish this? Thanks.

nginx can not work as SMTP or POP3 server, it can only proxy connections
to real mail servers.

Igor Sysoev

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