Re: mail system in debian-edu
Andreas B. Mundt wrote:
> Hi all,
> after testing some more the various mail systems I would like to share
> what I figured out so far:
> Pros: That's what we use currently.
> Cons: Does not work currently out of the box with neither lwat in
> lenny nor gosa in squeeze.
> No extra GOsa integration (but might not be needed).
> It looks as if it does not allow kerberos authentication with
> gssapi or anything else- a big disadvantage in my opinion as
> we should use our kerberos single sign on system.
> Pros: Kerberos authentication with service ticket works (gssapi, tested).
> GOsa integration (needed?)
> Cons: Why is cyrus 2.3 not in squeeze? Package dying?
> No unix-style mailbox.
> I looked now for alternatives which allow Kerberos authentication,
> easy configuration and active upstream/packageing and found: dovecot:
>>From a first look it looks quite nice, and I will give it a try now.
Dovecot is what i use on all non -edu machines. It's flexible and
powerful. using dovecot's delivery i implemeny sieve and you get imap re
indexed on delivery making imap login and usage a breeze.
nb: how about replacing exim with postfix ? :D