Large imap server.

Martin Hudec corwin at
Tue Feb 7 23:56:09 PST 2006


Bill Campbell wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 07, 2006, Albert Shih wrote:
>> I search some advice for large imap server.
>> For me large is : 1000 users with 1 Go mails for each users. And every
>> users check by imap/pop those mail every 2 or 3 minutes.
>> What's the «best» imap server ? Cyrus Imap or Courier-Imap ? (please this
>> is not a troll).
> I prefer Courier-imap because it uses Maildir storage while Cyrus
> uses something similar in that it stores each message in a file,
> but Cyrus also maintains index files which can get corrupted.
> We have several systems running courier-imap with 6000+ mailboxes
> on a single server without problems.

Dovecot has also nice feature of proxying :) - see more:


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