Adrian von Bidder wrote:
Can you share your experiences? How does dovecot perform? Does it
I haven't measured performance issues and yes it supports SSL. I have
also tried courier and got it working on the same machine. I thought it
would support users' mailboxes in MySQL (does this exist at all?!) so
I'd get around having home dirs. Then I found out that it only allowed
for authentication against MySQL which dovecot can also do. And I also
had this problem that it needs its own mailbox format. Dovecot I found
easier as it was already configured to use the right mailboxes. If you
download it there is more info on configuration. At the moment I'm
default_mail_env = mbox:/var/imap/mail/%d/%n/:INBOX=/var/mail/%u
to have users' files at least in one directory tree and not split up all
over the file system.
Maybe this is the kind of configuration info you were asking for?
? not sure about what you asking about delievery via procmail. postfix
leaves stuff in /var/mail/<username> and dovecot uses this. I guess you
can have procmail in between.
(I guess so since it depends on gnutls)? What configuration options does it
have? I guess since it supports standard mailboxen, standard mail delivery
via procmail can be used by default.
Yes, I'll do my own homework - but if people can give a recommendation pro or
contra, I might have an idea where to set my hopes. (Ok, it should be an
improvement over uw-imapd in any case ;-)
I have tested really only courier and dovecot so far. courier seems to
be a complete solution for virtual mail domains. I guess this is
particularly good if you are starting from scratch. and it has this nice
cyrus admin web interface! dovecot seems usefull for adding IMAP to an
- Re: Dovecot
- From: Adrian von Bidder <firstname.lastname@example.org>