[Dovecot] Hi everyone .. need some pro-dovecot arguments :-)

Marc Perkel marc at perkel.com
Tue Dec 13 18:03:06 EET 2005

Check the wiki. I wrote a glowing endorsement several months ago.

Florian Schnabel wrote:

> Michael Segel wrote:
>> On Tuesday 13 December 2005 4:13 am, you wrote:
>> Positive notes?
>> Simplest one to set up.
>> Had the .9 release up and running same day.
>> When I had to rebuild my main server, I switched to downloading the 
>> latest release.
>> The configuration was still pretty straight forward, while I'll admit 
>> the documentation could be better. It assumes that you know more than 
>> you do. However, having said that, Dovecot's documentation is better 
>> than the rest.
>> The only quirk to Dovecot is that I'm using SSL and since I don't 
>> have authenticated certificates, Microsoft's Outlook keeps asking me 
>> if I want to continue to use them. Other mail clients don't bother me 
>> after the first time.
>> I'd recommend Dovecot over the others.
>> But then again, I run a small organization so your mileage may be 
>> different.
> i run a small mailserver here .. about 25 mail accounts only
> one reason to use dovecot is to switch to maildir since mbox via imap 
> is a pain in the ass when you got a couple hundred mails in one mbox file
> currently its running via smarthost but i want to open pop3/ssl, 
> imap/ssl and some secure smtp to the outside soon
> :-)

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