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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:
> Courier:
> 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.
> Cyrus:	
> 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:
> http://www.dovecot.org/
>>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


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