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Date:      Wed, 18 Mar 2009 19:51:45 +0100 (CET)
From:      Wojciech Puchar <wojtek@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
To:        Pieter Donche <Pieter.Donche@ua.ac.be>
Cc:        "mail.list freebsd-questions" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: imap on freebsd7
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.0903181950570.64259@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
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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> same Outlook 2003.
>
> In the FreeSBD7 system, outcommented in /etc/inetd.conf the line
> imap4 stream tcp nowait root /usr/local/libexec/imapd imapd
>
> and did
> # /etc/rc.d/inetd reload
>
> Then set up a new mailaccount in Outlook 2003 for this FreeSBD7 mailbox in 
> EXACTLY the same way in the way I did for the Solaris server.
>
>> From Outlook 2003 I can login to the FreeBSD server with username:password
> and get connected, but the "Inbox" shows nothing..
>
> I probably am missing some step here.  Any ideas/hints what step ?

i won't help you with imapd, but you may try dovecot - it's EXCELLENT 
pop3/imap4 service, works both with standard mbox files and maildirs



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