IMAP Articles

Gmail Interface Getting an Upgrade

Hot on the heels of Gmail’s introduction of IMAP support comes upgrades to its interface. Google Operating System has details of what’s being rolled out and Sam Harrelson is one of the first to see the new features.

IMAP Support for Gmail

Gmail seems to be rolling out IMAP support. IMAP is short for Internet Message Access Protocol and allows you to access your Gmail emails from other clients, like Outlook or Thunderbird.

Gmail IMAP Could Be A GoogleNet Hint

Google added support for IMAP connections to Gmail, however it will be some time before it shows up in every Gmail user’s settings.

Death to IMAP Clients

After a long drawn out experience with numerous email clients (mutt/isync, mutt/mailsync, Thunderbird, Eudora, Mail.app, even Outlook Express in a moment of desperation)…

Transferring Mail to a New Mail Server

Sometimes we just have to move on. Your current mail server may just not be meeting your needs, so you’ve put up something new. But what about old mail? If your servers are identical (Sendmail to Sendmail, etc.) or use the same mailbox storage format, you may be able to just transfer files directly. If not, read on..