[ngw] using postfix with imap
james.taylor at eastcobbgroup.com
Thu Feb 11 07:07:04 UTC 2016
I wonder what mechanism webacces is using to get the unread message count?
It must be accessible via SOAP somehow.
I’m having a hard time seeing the logic of using postfix on linux to support map lookups.
If you want a dedicated map lookup on linux, GWIA performs the same function and doesn’t require a copy of your messages on another server.
Ideally, there is a soap mechanism to access this information separate from web access.
> On Feb 10, 2016, at 9:38 PM, David Gerisch <DGerisch at co.tulare.ca.us> wrote:
> The new JSON and REST interface gets you close, but no banana. You can get the mailbox size in MB, but not the unread item count. Where's that enhancement page? ;-)
> David Gerisch
>>>> "Jim Gosney" <jgosney at genesco.com> 2016-02-08 09:52 >>>
> Sort of off topic but we are wanting to move some imap functionality off
> our one of our GWIA's. On our Linux registers, they run webmail only.
> Since there is no notify, we are running an imap-based message counter
> that duplicates the function of notify. It talks to our GWIA.
> We would like to move that functionality to off the GWIA to a Linux box
> running postfix. I know that postfix supports imap but I was wondering
> if anyone had ever tried using it. I've set up smtp mail on postfix but
> never imap. We don't necessarily want to download messages via imap,
> just get a message count. So I'm thinking that we would configure imap
> on the postfix box to point to our primary domain but would it pull a
> message count in this configuration?
> Jim Gosney
> * Linux System Engineer
> * Groupwise System Engineer
> * Mobility Server Admin
> Genesco, Inc.
> Nashville, TN
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