Dovecot manual

Dovecot is an open source IMAP and POP3 email server for Linux/UNIX-like systems, written with security primarily in mind. Dovecot is an excellent choice for both small and large installations. It’s fast, simple to set up, requires no special administration and it uses very little memory.

OX Dovecot Pro

OX Dovecot Pro is a commercial software product of Open-Xchange and access to it requires a license.

See installation instructions for OX Dovecot Pro.

Dovecot Pro users please use Open-Xchange support channels to receive support.

Dovecot Community Edition

To get started, see Dovecot community repositories and Quick Configuration.

Please use the Dovecot mailing list dovecot(at) for questions about Dovecot Community Edition. You can post to the list without subscribing, the mail then waits in a moderator queue for a while. See

For more information, see