On Monday 24 May 2010 16:27 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. > > Does anybody know more? Any comments, ideas or other valuable input? > > Thanks, > Andi As I noticed that dovecot is a favorite of a lot of people here, I would say that is my favorite too. ;-) I use it as an IMAP Backend for my family server in combination with exim, fetchmail, procmail and spamassassin since years. As user frontend my family members prefer roundcube as a web frontend which suits very well. Me uses mutt and kmail as a frontend to dovecot in combination with offlineimap. Greetings, Jürgen Leibner email@example.com GnuPG Key ID: 0x9CD43E5A Finger-Print: D0BC A628 A265 2FF9 A9CC 4D69 F59C 59BA 9CD4 3E5A
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