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Push Email, courier-imap how do I configure this?

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by tekmage, Jul 3, 2007.

  1. tekmage

    tekmage Guest

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    I'd like to offer push email to my iphone customers just like Yahoo does. Any idea how or what I need to do to add this kind of support to Plesk 8.1 on Fedora 5? I see that courier supports idle when I ask it what protocols it supports, however it doesn't push mail to iphones. Is there a server config switch somewhere I need to flip on?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Hal9000

    Hal9000 Guest

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    iphone does not support push email. this is just another typical apple-marketing thing fooling users. iphone just gets yahoo mail over pop. as it does for gmail, too. yuk.
     
  3. tekmage

    tekmage Guest

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    iPhone POP

    Well, POP sucks.. How does it get the mail so quickly then? Gmail takes a while to arrive, is Yahoo! just checking once a minute or something? The lowest configurable is 15 minutes..which is not enough, but I understand the load such a thing would put on servers with a million iPhones out there all checking every minute.

    I guess we'll have to wait for the 1.1 iPhone udpate.

    Thanks!

    -=Dave
     
  4. John Burt

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    Push Email

    You all probably know this by now, but iPhone has supported push email from its inception:

    from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Push_e-mail --
    "The Apple Inc. iPhone supported Yahoo! push e-mail since the phone's initial release in 2007."

    It works well with Yahoo push.

    I would also like to know if either Courier or Dovecot will push to iPhone, and if so, how.
     
  5. testn

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    sorry for the laqte reply .. is plesk supporting push mail yet?
     
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