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imap4d may run either in standalone or in inetd
operation modes. When run in “standalone” mode, the server disconnects
from the terminal and runs as a daemon, forking a child for each new
The “inetd” mode allows to start the server from /etc/inetd.conf file. This is the default operation mode.
imap4 stream tcp nowait root /usr/local/sbin/imap4d imap4d
Run in standalone mode. An optional number specifies the maximum number of child processes the daemon is allowed to fork. When it is omitted, it defaults to 20 processes. Please note, that there should be no whitespace between the -d and its parameter.
Run in inetd mode.
Run in foreground.
Start in preauth mode
Run in test mode.
See also Common Options.
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