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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/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, 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 userATexample.net \
       -f adminATexample.net < ~/stuff/welcome.msg

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs, including doveconf -n output, to the  Dovecot  Mailing  List  <dovecotATdovecot.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)