thoughts on running an IMAP-over-SSL server exposed to the Internet?

Joseph Brennan brennan at
Fri Mar 27 09:53:56 EDT 2009

--On Friday, March 27, 2009 9:46 -0400 Zachariah Mully 
<zmully at> wrote:

>> How comfortable y'all are with exposing Cyrus IMAPd's imaps port to the
>> big wild Internet?

Not much point running it if you can't connect to it, is there?
It's totally standard.  Actually you need only plain imap with tls
required, but imaps helps some clients work right.

Joseph Brennan
Lead Email Systems Engineer
Columbia University Information Technology

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