Re Question about RoundCubeMail Setup

Jason Stelzer cynic at elitistbastard.com
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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J.



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