Restricting IMAP (143) port just for Squirrelmail?

Richard Houston rhouston at
Wed Jun 11 16:07:20 EDT 2003

Another option is to use stunnel ( on both side of the


Rich Houston

> 11 Èþíü 2003 19:16, Mark London íàïèñàë:
>> 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.
>> 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
> I think it'll be easier to use Horde. It can be connected to IMAPS
> without
> problem and You can chose wether are you goung to verify certs.
> I couldn't find how to manage Squirellmail to use IMAPS port.
> Best regards.
> Sergios

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