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doveadm-exec - easily execute commands from Dovecot's libexec_dir
doveadm [-Dv] exec binary [binary arguments]
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.
Global doveadm(1) options: -D Enables verbosity and debug messages. -o setting=value Overrides the configuration setting from /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.
binary the name of an executable located in /usr/lib/dovecot. binary arguments options and arguments, which will be passed through to the binary.
This example demonstrates how to deliver a message from a file to a user's mailbox. doveadm exec dovecot-lda -d email@example.com \ -f firstname.lastname@example.org < ~/stuff/welcome.msg
Report bugs, including doveconf -n output, to the Dovecot Mailing List <email@example.com>. Information about reporting bugs is available at: http://dovecot.org/bugreport.html