Virtual Hosting with Postfix, part two Question

Discussion in 'HOWTO-Related Questions' started by signature16, Jul 6, 2006.

  1. signature16

    signature16 New Member

    I don't really understand what dovecot does that Postfix can't do. Can somebody explain?

    Can i just Postfix as my main MTA?

  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    Dovecot is a POP3/IMAP server, Postfix is an SMTP server. You need dovecot to log in with your email client and fetch emails. This cannot be done with Postfix.

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