How to connect to server with cyradm via SSL ?

nodens2099 nodens2099 at
Tue Dec 15 03:19:54 EST 2009

On 15/12/2009 02:49, Denis BUCHER wrote:
> Denis BUCHER a écrit :
>> I was able to configure a SSL-only configuration (no IMAP, only IMAPS).
>> But now cyradm tells me "cyradm: cannot connect to server".
>> How can I tell cyradm to connect as SSL to port 993 ?
>> Thanks a lot for any help :-)
> It's not a solution but I found some interesting hint on a forum, the
> idea is to activate "non-ssl" IMAP only locally :
> imap cmd="imapd -U 30" listen="localhost:imap" prefork=0 maxchild=100

You can use stunnel to create a ssl connection.

stunnel -c -d 8143 -r <host>:993

then connect to localhost port 8143 with cyradm : it will connect with 
SSL to <host>.


Clément Hermann (nodens)

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