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Re: cyrus-imap



On Fri, 2004-05-07 at 13:01, Michal Jaegermann wrote:
> On Fri, May 07, 2004 at 10:54:36AM -0400, David Collantes wrote:
> > 
> > Cyrus is better. Shared mailboxes, quota, robust.
> 
> Cyrus has a different set of trade-offs.  If you have hundreds or
> thousands mail accounts, you need some things like quota, you have a
> manpower to maintain all of that, and you can set up a "sealed
> server" then surely cyrus is your choice.  OTOH there are also
> frequent situations when you need an imap server for rather small
> number of users, with simple needs and setup, and cyrus there is
> heavily "overqualified".  It looks like that dovecot could fit here
> if not those scary remarks that it may loose some mails.
> 
> Dovecot also should be mentioned in notes as a possible, already
> provided, alternative to imapd-uw without leaving this position
> solely to cyrus.
> 
>    Michal
> 
One issue for us is procmail.  We use a nice program called the Procmail
Email Sanitizer at
http://www.impsec.org/email-tools/procmail-security.html which does a
great job for us.  I also use some other cool procmail scripts.  I guess
I'd have to find replacements.



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