[Dovecot] Actually what is the SQL DB used for?

Marshal Newrock marshal at idealso.com
Thu Dec 14 02:50:54 UTC 2006

On Wed, 13 Dec 2006 21:04:26 -0500
"Aaron J Weber" <aweber at comcast.net> wrote:

> Is a RDBMS required for Dovecot to run in small (SOHO) environments?
> (Does it store indexes to the mail, etc.?)  Or is it strictly
> leveraged for larger-scale environments?
> I'm asking, because the INSTALL says ./configure and make is enough
> for most...but as my previous post requested...there isn't anywhere
> that lists Required Packages/Software.  We need to get that out there
> before 1.0RC becomes 1.0! :)

An RDBMS is one possible way of storing user/password information.
For more information and other methods, take a look at

Also, your Reply-To header (set in your mail client) is broken.

Marshal Newrock
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