I'm replacing my old Fedora 7 mail server with a new one running CentOS6. The old server uses plain-text logins and password for pop3 and imap.I'm unable to get dovecot to au... [by Crucis]
Note: This tutorial is a continuation of the Sendmail tutorial; please read through the Sendmail tutorial first before you attempt to install Dovecot or Squirrelmail.
Although most versions of CentOS come standard with a POP3/IMAP server, dovecot can be much easier to configure and works almost straight after installation.
Dovecot, an open source IMAP and POP3 email server for Linux/UNIX-like systems, written with security primarily in mind, is now at version 2.2.4.
Dovecot 2.2.4 has passed all the IMAP server standard compliancy tests, its indexes are self-optimizing, is admin-friendly, has a very efficient authentication system, and it supports migrations from other IMAP and POP3 servers.