[Dovecot] Sizing login_process_size and login_processes_count?

Francisco Reyes lists at stringsutils.com
Mon Dec 25 18:48:43 UTC 2006

Hans Morten Kind writes:

> login_processes_count and login_max_processes_count can both
> be placed into the 'protocol pop3 {}' and 'protocol imap {}'
> sections of dovecot.conf 

Thanks for the info. Adjusted it to pop and imap at different values.

I am still a bit unclear on login_processes_count.
Is this the number of spare processes?

If I expect a load average of 50 and a max of say 250 imap connections, what 
would be a good value for login_processes_count?

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