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Old 10-28-2011, 11:09 AM   #1
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Mass Gmail Download / IMAP server

Hi all!

So this is somewhat of a repost from, but it has a few twists to it.

I've configured a Debian private server (that I'm quite proud of ) and I'd like it to, among other things, perform the following functions:
  1. Initially, download all emails from my Gmail account and delete them on the server
  2. Periodically check for new mail from Gmail, fetch them, and delete them from the server
  3. Store all emails in an encrypted (if possible) spool with GPG
  4. Host an IMAP server that reads from the encrypted spool
  5. Set up a webmail interface to access email (what are the best clients... I've heard of Roundcube and Squirrelmail but I don't know which one to choose)

I guess I'm being a bit paranoid but I'd really like to keep my email on my own server, and in order to prevent security issues encryption is likely the best route... only I don't know how to make an IMAP server read from an encrypted spool.

I appreciate any and all tips and bits of advice
Old 10-28-2011, 02:28 PM   #2
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This looks somewhat similar, although it isn't completely there: I'd like to do it with something more common like Courier, and it's still not being encrypted.



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