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kopano-gateway - Start the Kopano IMAP/POP3 Gateway.

KOPANO-GATEWAY(8) Kopano Core user reference KOPANO-GATEWAY(8)


kopano-gateway - Start the Kopano IMAP/POP3 Gateway.


kopano-gateway [ OPTION...]


The gateway enables other e-mail clients to connect through POP3 or IMAP to the storage server to read their e-mail. With IMAP, it is also possible to view the contents of other folders and subfolders. The gateway can be configured to listen for POP3, POP3S, IMAP and/or IMAPS.
The default settings of the gateway program are defined in kopano-gateway.cfg(5).


Various options are possible. None of these options are required.
--config, -c gateway.cfg
Specify the location of the gateway.cfg file. If the gateway.cfg file is not specified, the gateway will continue using its default settings.
Default: /etc/kopano/gateway.cfg
--host, -h path
Connect to the storage server through path, e.g. file:///path/to/socket. Default: file:///var/run/kopano/server.sock. Overrides the config file setting.
--foreground, -F
Run in the foreground. Normally the gateway will daemonize and run in the background.


The following signals can be sent to the kopano-gateway process:
When the HUP signal is received, some options from the configuration file are reloaded. The reloadable options are listed in the kopano-gateway.cfg(5) manual page.
Also, when using log_method = file, the logfile will be closed and a new logfile will be opened. You can use this signal in your logrotate system.
To gracefully let the service exit, the normal TERM signal is used.


To start the gateway:
The gateway process will keep running. You may also use the init.d scripts:
/etc/init.d/kopano-gateway [ start| stop| restart]


Written by Kopano.


kopano-gateway.cfg(5), kopano-server(8)
November 2016 Kopano 8