Question about RoundCubeMail setup

Jason Dixon jason at
Tue Feb 20 07:24:12 CET 2007

On Feb 20, 2007, at 12:44 AM, Michael wrote:

> Hi Anthony,
>> I'm setting up a very specialized email service that will  
>> ultimately need
>> to support a few hundred thousand users or more.  From looking at  
>> the code, I
>> am left wondering if I need to install a separate IMAP server or does
>> RoundCubeMail handle it all? If I do need to install an IMAP  
>> server, can
>> anyone suggest one in particular? Right now, I'm seriously looking  
>> at Cyrus.
> Roundcube is a browser based IMAP client. To use it you need a  
> seperate IMAP server.
> Given the system size you want to deploy, I'm not certain what IMAP  
> server to suggest. Hosting a few hundred thousand users will  
> present a fair few issues to be resolved (bandwidth, server specs  
> etc..).

Indeed.  The fact that he's asking this on a beta webmail mailing  
list suggests he's in for quite a rude awakening.  ;-)

Jason Dixon
DixonGroup Consulting

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