This documentation is for Dovecot v2.x, see wiki1 for v1.x documentation.

Doveadm-Exec

Name

doveadm-exec - easily execute commands from Dovecot's libexec_dir

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 /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/libexec/dovecot.
binary arguments
options and arguments, which will be passed through to the binary.

Example

This example demonstrates how to deliver a message from a file to a user's mailbox.

doveadm exec dovecot-lda -d user@example.net \
-f admin@example.net < ~/stuff/welcome.msg

See Also

doveadm(1), dovecot-lda(1)


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