Integrating Postfix + Amavisd-new + Clamav + DSpam + DBmail

Feargal Reilly feargal at
Wed Jul 18 10:35:29 UTC 2007

On Wed, 18 Jul 2007 00:28:08 +0200
Oliver Peter <hoschi at> wrote:

> I think one main 'problem' with dbmail will be that if your db
> crashes or stops working  EVERYTHING  is lost.  You don't have
> these problems in this dimension with a filesystem based
> mailsystem. Primarily you will have to find a good
> backup/failover solution for your database - regardless of
> what system you will use (pgsql, mysql, oracle, mssql...
> SQLlite ...)

This is a bit unfair to dbmail - the exact same applies to
filesystem based mail systems. If you do not have a good
backup/failover solution, and your filesystem crashes or stops
working, EVERYTHING is lost.

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