DoveCot vs Cyrus-Imapd Performance

Ow Mun Heng Ow.Mun.Heng at
Sat Jan 15 00:46:42 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-01-14 at 22:04, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-01-14 at 00:42, Roger Grosswiler wrote:
> > Seems there are 2 parts in this thread:
> > 
> > 1) cyrus is hard to administer/install
> > 2) cyrus has lesser possibilities
> No exactly.  It's more that
> 1) Cyrus doesn't integrate closely with unix/linux user accounts which
> may or may not be a good thing.  If you are an ISP providing email only
> you may want that.  If you are an office providing file/ftp/print, etc.
> services for all the same users you may double your setup work per user.

That depends on the current setup. In most cases, even offices are going
to some sort of centralised user directory (LDAP/AD) which makes sense
and everything's in 1 area.

Ow Mun Heng
Gentoo/Linux on DELL D600 1.4Ghz 
98% Microsoft(tm) Free!! 
Neuromancer 08:45:29 up 11:53, 6 users, 
load average: 0.45, 1.32, 1.96 

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