Suggestions please for what POP or IMAP servers to use

Support (Rudy) support at
Thu Dec 13 10:49:12 PST 2007

Andrew Falanga wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm working on setting up a server for both WWW and e-mail.  We're using
> apache 2.2 w/PHP support (for phpWebSite) and for e-mail I'd like to stay
> with sendmail for the MTA, but I've not used any servers that will allow for
> POP and IMAP.  What in the ports would be good suggestions from those here
> who've used them?

Everyone has mentioned dovecot -- maybe I should check it out -- but I have been using courier-imap 
for 5 or 6 years and like that POP/IMAP package.  All clients connect fine, it does SSL 
(POPs/IMAPs) and never gives me any trouble.  The multiple rc.d files are kinda silly.  I've been 
using it on a mail machine to serve 200 domains and about 2,500 email addresses -- never seems to 
crash, never requires restarts.

Oh, and I use sendmail as the MTA (with clamav/milter-regex/sid-milter/milter-greylist).

- Rudy

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