Restricting IMAP (143) port just for Squirrelmail?

Igor Brezac igor at
Wed Jun 11 14:25:57 EDT 2003

On Wed, 11 Jun 2003, Mark London wrote:

> I would like to restrict Cyrus to only allow users to use IMAPS, not plain
> IMAP.  However, I was told that would break Squirrelmail, unless I opened
> access to IMAP (port 143) for the node that Squirrelmail was running on.
> But I'm running XINETD on Redhat, and I've read Cyrus doesn't use that.

Hmm, where did you read this?

./configure --with-libwrap

> I would need another TCP wrapper program (and not sure if even if I installed
> it, whether it's compatible with Xinetd).  Is that true, or is there an easier
> way to do it?  Another thought I had was to simply have IMAP running on a
> non-standard port number, and have configure Squirrelmail use that port
> (is that possible?).  Thanks.  -  Mark


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