[SATLUG] Best POP3 server?
masterr at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 12:00:48 CDT 2008
Oh yeah slight update. At work we have 20+ email accounts with about
200+ emails and 300+MB worth off attachments every day. Dovecot
handles it fine and fast.
On 4/2/08, Jonathan Hull <masterr at gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree with going with Dovecot. I use it at work for our POP3 and at
> home for a local IMAP server for sharing email between computers. Easy
> to set up and get working with only slight editing of the config files
> and hasn't caused any problems for met yet either at home or work.
> On 4/1/08, Daniel J. Givens <daniel at rugmonster.org> wrote:
> > David Salisbury wrote:
> > > What POP3 server would people on the list recommend to replace gnu-pop3d?
> > I've been using gnu-pop3d forever, and it now seems that many services /
> > clients require "UIDL" capability on the POP3 server level, and gnu-pop3d
> > apparently doesn't support it. I'm just wondering what any/everyone would
> > recommend as a good, similarly-solid replacement? Or is there a trusted
> > place that has a UIDL-capable version? This seems like it might be
> > promising..
> > >
> > > http://www.jth.net/virtual.html
> > >
> > > Anyway, if anyone has any insight, that would be great!
> > > David
> > >
> > I suggest you look into Dovecot. I can't give really convincing, technical
> > reasons for liking Dovecot other than it being fairly featureful, very
> > flexible, and fairly easy to work with. As for keeping the UIDLs in tact,
> > take a look at the following link to see if there are any applicable
> > instructions:
> > http://wiki.dovecot.org/Migration
> > I would consider Dovecot ready for primetime. After all, it is now the
> > default POP3/IMAP server in RHEL5.
> > Cheers,
> > Daniel
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