Re: [squid-users] IMAP support

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 03:02:41 +1300

julian julian wrote:
> Hello, how can I access to IMAP (gmail IMAP for example)servers trough squid, I just add imap ports in squid.conf as Safe_port and SSL_port, but it does not work.

IMAP protocol is not HTTP protocol. Squid cannot handle IMAP requests.

They only way to do this is configure all the mail clients to use a HTTP
proxy and wrap the requests into HTTP first.


Please be using
   Current Stable Squid 2.7.STABLE5 or 3.0.STABLE10
   Current Beta Squid
Received on Wed Nov 12 2008 - 14:02:56 MST

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