Originally Posted by sjau
smtp and imap are not related.
smtp is to send email between servers.
imap is a way to access stored email on a server by some client.
And port 587 is still the email submission port
yeah, go tell all the mail service about that, they will continue to do what they want anyway ;-)
I will add another essential tweak to this list:
to avoid some funny issues with character encoding in MySQL, configure UTF-8 as default character set for MySQL.
in my.cnf :
character-set-server = utf8
collation-server = utf8_unicode_ci
init-connect='SET NAMES utf8'