Section: Maintenance Commands (8)Updated: August 30, 2006Local indexUp
IPOPd - Post Office Protocol server
are servers which support the
remote mail access protocols respectively.
can also be used by
clients respecitively to access mailboxes on
servers by specifying a login user name in the form <host>:<user>
These daemons contain CRAM-MD5 and APOP support. See the md5.txt
documentation file for additional information.
are invoked by the internet server (see
normally for requests to connect to the
port as indicated by the
protocols are intrinsically less flexible than
and do not maintain `read' vs `unread' state on the server. As a result,
based software transfers all the mail from the server to the client and
deletes it from the server. This necessarily locks the user into using only
a single client.
does not allow you to specify an alternate folder from the user's default.