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Package dovecot

Secure imap and pop3 server


Dovecot is an IMAP server for Linux/UNIX-like systems, written with security
primarily in mind. It also contains a small POP3 server. It supports mail
in either of maildir or mbox formats.

The SQL drivers and authentication plug-ins are in their subpackages.

Version: 2.3.21

See also: dovecot-pigeonhole.

General Commands

deliver alias for dovecot-lda
doveadm Dovecot's administration utility
doveadm-acl Manage Access Control List (ACL)
doveadm-altmove Move matching mails to the alternative storage (dbox-only)
doveadm-auth Flush/lookup/test authentication data
doveadm-backup alias for doveadm-sync
doveadm-batch Execute multiple commands for multiple users
doveadm-config alias for doveconf
doveadm-copy alias for doveadm-move
doveadm-deduplicate expunge duplicate messages
doveadm-director Manage Dovecot directors
doveadm-dump Dump the content of Dovecot's binary mailbox index/log
doveadm-exec easily execute commands from Dovecot's libexec_dir
doveadm-expunge Expunge messages matching given search query
doveadm-fetch Fetch partial/full messages or message information
doveadm-flags add, remove or replace messages' flags
doveadm-force-resync Repair broken mailboxes
doveadm-fs Interact with the abstract mail storage filesystem
doveadm-fts Manipulate the Full Text Search (FTS) index
doveadm-help Show information about doveadm commands
doveadm-import Import messages matching given search query
doveadm-index Index mailboxes
doveadm-instance Manage the list of running Dovecot instances
doveadm-kick Disconnect users by user name and/or IP address
doveadm-log Locate, test or reopen Dovecot's log files
doveadm-mailbox Commands related to handling mailboxes
doveadm-mailbox-cryptokey Mail crypt plugin management
doveadm-move doveadm move can be used for moving mails between mailboxes for one or more users.
doveadm-penalty Show current penalties
doveadm-proxy Handle Dovecot proxy connections
doveadm-purge Remove messages with refcount=0 from mdbox files
doveadm-pw Dovecot's password hash generator
doveadm-quota Initialize/recalculate or show current quota usage
doveadm-rebuild Commands related to rebuilding various aspects of mails matching given search query.
doveadm-reload alias for doveadm
doveadm-replicator Manage users' mail replication
doveadm-save Save email to a user's mailbox
doveadm-search Show a list of mailbox GUIDs and message UIDs matching given search query.
doveadm-sieve Commands related to handling Sieve scripts
doveadm-stats Inspect or reset stats
doveadm-stop alias for doveadm
doveadm-sync dsync is Dovecot's mailbox synchronization utility.
doveadm-user Perform a user lookup in Dovecot's userdbs
doveadm-who Show who is logged in to the Dovecot server
doveconf Dovecot's configuration dumping utility
dovecot a secure and highly configurable IMAP and POP3 server
dovecot-lda Dovecot's local mail delivery agent
dovecot-sysreport Dovecot's system report utility
dsync alias for doveadm-sync

File Formats

dovecot.conf The configuration file for dovecot imap and pop3 server


doveadm-search-query Overview of search queries for doveadm mailbox commands