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Manage``Sieve service is used to manage a user's [[LDA/Sieve|Sieve]] script collection. It has the following advantages over doing it directly via filesystem: !ManageSieve service is used to manage a user's [[LDA/Sieve|Sieve]] script collection. It has the following advantages over doing it directly via filesystem:
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 * Manage``Sieve is a [[http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5804|standard protocol]], so users can manage their scripts using (hopefully) user-friendly Manage``Sieve clients. Many webmails already include a Manage``Sieve client.  * !ManageSieve is a [[http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5804|standard protocol]], so users can manage their scripts using (hopefully) user-friendly !ManageSieve clients. Many webmails already include a !ManageSieve client.
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Dovecot's Manage``Sieve support is distributed in a separate package from the [[http://pigeonhole.dovecot.org/|Pigeonhole project]]. There exists also an alternative [[http://gitorious.org/pysieved/pages/Home|pysieved]] Manage``Sieve server that works with Dovecot. Dovecot's !ManageSieve support is distributed in a separate package from the [[http://pigeonhole.dovecot.org/|Pigeonhole project]]. There exists also an alternative [[http://gitorious.org/pysieved/pages/Home|pysieved]] !ManageSieve server that works with Dovecot.

Dovecot ManageSieve Server

ManageSieve service is used to manage a user's Sieve script collection. It has the following advantages over doing it directly via filesystem:

  • No need to let users log in via FTP/SFTP/etc, which could be difficult especially with virtual users.
  • ManageSieve is a standard protocol, so users can manage their scripts using (hopefully) user-friendly ManageSieve clients. Many webmails already include a ManageSieve client.

  • Scripts are compiled before they are installed, which guarantees that the uploaded script is valid. This prevents a user from inadvertently installing a broken Sieve script.

Dovecot's ManageSieve support is distributed in a separate package from the Pigeonhole project. There exists also an alternative pysieved ManageSieve server that works with Dovecot.

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