doveadm-exec

DOVEADM-EXEC(1)                     Dovecot                    DOVEADM-EXEC(1)

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/dove-
              cot.conf and from the userdb with the given value.  In order  to
              override  multiple settings, the -o option may be specified mul-
              tiple times.

       -v     Enables verbosity, including progress counter.

ARGUMENTS
       binary the name of an executable located in /usr/lib/dovecot.

       binary arguments
              options and arguments,  wich  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

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs, including doveconf -n output, to the Dovecot Mailing  List
       <dovecot@dovecot.org>.   Information  about reporting bugs is available
       at: http://dovecot.org/bugreport.html

SEE ALSO
       doveadm(1), dovecot-lda(1)

Dovecot v2.2                      2013-08-05                   DOVEADM-EXEC(1)
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