On 11/12/2012 9:52 AM, /dev/rob0 wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 12:02:02PM +0100, Robert Schetterer wrote:A really good use for POP is for more sensitive email situations, such
>> Am 12.11.2012 11:21, schrieb Muhammad Yousuf Khan:
>>> my questions are
>>> 1. i have to download email from US mailbox via POP and save it
>>> it down to postfix Local maildir formate, account vise. so i need
>>> to know the utility for that. because this option is available
>>> in exchange server, mailerdeamon. so i am certain that this would
>>> be available for postfix for maildir formate.
>> forget fetchmail use getmail
> I'll add my +1 to this comment, and throw in a "why POP3?" question.
> Who is your provider, gmail? POP3 should have died out a decade ago.
> The replacement is IMAP, and lo and behold, Getmail as well as every
> other MUA/MUU supports it fully. It's hard to imagine a significant
> mail service which has POP3 but not IMAP service.
> Another thing worth mention: Postfix != MSexchange. The latter is a
> Postfix is a MTA (mail transfer agent.) The MTA is just one of many
>> config like i.e this
as legal, medical or financial. Some of our users want it 'off' the
server soonest. But yes, IMAP is more the standard these days. We allow
either using Dovecot. POP is faster, after a mailbox gets large. POP
reduces online storage use and is easier to back up. There are
advantages for some users and all administrators. So, to me, long live
POP but we do encourage our users to set up their accounts using IMAP.
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