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Date:      Wed, 18 Mar 2009 18:47:10 +0000
From:      RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: imap on freebsd7
Message-ID:  <20090318184710.007817ad@gumby.homeunix.com>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.GSO.4.63.0903181818320.27864@hmacs.cmi.ua.ac.be>
References:  <Pine.GSO.4.63.0903181818320.27864@hmacs.cmi.ua.ac.be>

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On Wed, 18 Mar 2009 18:27:32 +0100 (CET)
Pieter Donche <Pieter.Donche@ua.ac.be> wrote:

> I want to access a mailbox on a FreeBSD7 server via IMAP from Outlook 
> 2003. I had a setup for accessing a mailbox on a Solaris server via
> IMAP from the same Outlook 2003.
> 
> In the FreeSBD7 system, outcommented in /etc/inetd.conf the line
> imap4 stream tcp nowait root /usr/local/libexec/imapd imapd
> 

You didn't mention installing an imap server from a port or package.
AFAIK there isn't one in the base and the /usr/local/ prefix confirms
that.

I'd suggest dovecot (usually started by enabling it in rc.conf
rather than inetd.conf).



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