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Re: IMAP recommendations

On Wed, 11 Dec 2002, nate wrote:
> Tom Allison said:
> > I'm looking for suggestions on which of the .deb available IMAP
> > servers might do well for scalability and security.
> >
> > I am planning on tying this in with a webmail interface, probably
> > squirrelmail.
> I use cyrus, its quite scalable, very fast. Courier is good too I
> hear(no personal experience). Cyrus has a serious security bug in
> it at the moment, hasn't been fixed yet in debian.

Unless you're talking about the VERY old cyrus 1.5, I object very heavily to
your comment, I had uploads and backports for Cyrus 2.1 done some hours
after the bug was announced on bugtraq...

> another downside to cyrus in debian woody is its very old(probably 3-4
> years old). Debian unstable has a newer version of cyrus(never tried it).

I suggest you do so :-)

There's an official Woody backport at http://people.debian.org/~hmh/

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  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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