[Dovecot] POP3 protection

Jasper Bryant-Greene jasper at albumltd.co.nz
Sat Dec 2 19:51:44 UTC 2006

Jos Chrispijn wrote:
> who wants to force 1000 users to IMAP instead of POP3

Well, it's not that uncommon to have 100,000+ mailboxes. Surely 1% being
restricted isn't an unreasonable estimate?

> For something important as mail traffic I wouldn't use SQL at all. If I
> can't open a database (some sort of error), my entire mailfunction is
> limping and I don't like that at all... Sorry, my personal opinion.

Which is why, if your mail is really that important, you get a proper
cluster of database servers. A text file is *not* going to scale to any
sort of real volume.

Jasper Bryant-Greene
Album Limited

jasper at albumltd.co.nz
+64 21 708 334 / 0800 425 286

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