Re Question about RoundCubeMail Setup

Jason Stelzer cynic at
Tue Feb 20 19:22:59 CET 2007

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On Feb 20, 2007, at 12:19 PM, Brady J. Frey wrote:

> Hi Michael,
>> Thanks for your quick response. I was suspecting that I might need  
>> a backend
>> IMAP server to run with RCM but wanted to make sure it was an  
>> absolute
>> requirement. I suppose I should have noticed the word "client" in the
>> description and that would have answered my question. lol
>> It seems that the server specs and bandwidth aren't going to be  
>> that much of
>> a problem as we're going to be using a large datacenter and have  
>> plenty of
>> servers setup in clusters. Finding a good, reliable IMAP server is  
>> going to
>> be a problem it seems. I'll keep looking and, if anyone happens to  
>> have any
>> recommendations, please feel free to forward them my way.
>> Thanks,
>> Anthony
> Just to throw my hat in here - we use OS X's Postfix/Cyrus mail  
> server (or have for the past 3 years), and while it runs relatively  
> smoothly, it's lack of configuration power can sometimes tie our  
> hands and give us a grand headache. I'm not a strong supporter of  
> it, and have looked for a more robust alternative - especially  
> after fickle corruption from bootable backups, and other joys. The  
> bleeding edge version may have some of these tweaked out, just noting.

As far as I'm concerned cyrus is kind of the least worst of when  
you're talking about ways to implement a large sealed imap server.  
There are certainly gotchas, vagaries and things that bite you even  
if you know it well. But thats just my opinion.

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