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Version information

  • 0.1.1 (latest)
  • 0.1.0
  • 0.0.1
released Jul 9th 2013

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'thias-dovecot', '0.1.1'
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install thias-dovecot --version 0.1.1

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thias/dovecot — version 0.1.1 Jul 9th 2013



Install, enable and configure the Dovecot IMAP server. This module relies heavily on the conf.d structure adopted by dovecot 2.x.

  • dovecot : Main class
  • dovecot::file : Definition to manage configuration file snippets
  • dovecot::plugin : Definition to install plugin sub-packages


class { 'dovecot':
  plugins                    => [ 'mysql', 'pigeonhole' ],
  protocols                  => 'imap pop3 sieve',
  verbose_proctitle          => 'yes',
  auth_include               => 'sql',
  mail_location              => 'maildir:~/Maildir',
  auth_listener_userdb_mode  => '0660',
  auth_listener_userdb_group => 'vmail',
  auth_listener_postfix      => true,
  ssl_cert                   => '/etc/pki/tls/certs/',
  ssl_key                    => '/etc/pki/tls/private/',
  postmaster_address         => '',
  hostname                   => '',
  lda_mail_plugins           => '$mail_plugins sieve',
  auth_sql_userdb_static     => 'uid=vmail gid=vmail home=/home/vmail/%d/%n',
  log_timestamp              => '%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S ',
dovecot::file { 'dovecot-sql.conf.ext':
  source => 'puppet:///modules/example/dovecot-sql.conf.ext',