[SATLUG] Best POP3 server?

Jonathan Hull 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.

-Jon

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.
>
>  -Jon
>
>
>  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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