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Run a local IMAPd server for extra Mail storage
Authored by: jdera on Jun 08, '04 11:40:01AM

Perhaps I'm missing the point of this hint. Why not just use locally stored folders right in Mail.app? It doesn't sound like the IMAP services are being shared out onto the Internet or anything, so why run a whole IMAP daemon? This sounds more like someone who doesn't understand how their mail software works than a tip others should follow for resolving storage issues.



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and when you graduate to more than...
Authored by: mzs on Jun 08, '04 01:19:38PM

one computer and want to get at your mail from all your computers... This fellow looks to be an experienced mail user by my estimation.



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Run a local IMAPd server for extra Mail storage
Authored by: mccabem on Jun 09, '05 02:59:37AM

The subject is a bit misleading and yes, you are missint the point. ;-P One would not pursue this option for extra mail storage space.

The primary idea is getting this mail Internet-accessible.

IMAP is really the best way to do this. If you read through (and understand :-) ) the article summary it's apparent this is what is happening. Key in on the Firewall modifications.

Good luck!

FWIW, running fetchmail is probably the easiest way to get mail *into* your new IMAP server. Hopefully this will one day become part of PostfixEnabler's installation.



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