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Manual Reference Pages  -  DOVEADM-EXEC (1)

NAME

doveadm-exec - easily execute commands from Dovecot\(aqs libexec_dir

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Arguments
Example
Reporting Bugs
See Also

SYNOPSIS

doveadm [-Dv] exec binary [binary arguments]

DESCRIPTION

This command allows administrators and local users to simply execute commands from within libexec_dir. So for example a logged in system user could start a pre-authenticated imap session, using the command: doveadm exec imap. An administrator would use the command: doveadm exec imap -u username.

OPTIONS

Global doveadm(1) options:
-D Enables verbosity and debug messages.
-o setting=value
  Overrides the configuration setting from /usr/local/etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf and from the userdb with the given value. In order to override multiple settings, the -o option may be specified multiple times.
-v Enables verbosity, including progress counter.

ARGUMENTS

binary the name of an executable located in /usr/local/libexec/dovecot.
binary arguments
  options and arguments, wich will be passed through to the binary.

EXAMPLE

This example demonstrates how to deliver a message from a file to a user\(aqs mailbox.


doveadm exec dovecot-lda -d user@example.net \(rs 

-f admin@example.net < \(ti/stuff/welcome.msg 

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs, including doveconf -n output, to the Dovecot Mailing List <dovecot@dovecot.org>. Information about reporting bugs is available at: http://dovecot.org/bugreport.html

SEE ALSO

doveadm(1), dovecot-lda(1)
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