[Dovecot] Courier-imap + dovecot simultaneously?

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Mon Apr 30 13:47:47 EEST 2007

>> The index files are my main concern.

> Courier will ignore them. So they may be out of sync if you move a lot
> of messages around with Courier, but Dovecot will update them.

>> I guess the safest thing to do is to tell postfix to queue his mail so 
>> nothing gets delivered while he's messing around, then let him play - 
>> see how fast folders load, etc (he's got some pretty big ones, 30,000 
>> messages or more)...

>  The safest thing to do, of course, is to back up.

Of course - which is why I said that would be the first thing I did... ;)

>> Thanks - I'll wait and see if anyone else chimes in - I like to get more 
>> than one opinion, and to hear from at least one person who has actually 
>> done what I'm about to do, when trying something like this (that I've 
>> never done before)...

> I've done similar, my mailstore is on nfs, and had completely different
> servers both accessing it. And yes, Dovecot was much much faster.

Good to know - thanks for the contrib... :)


Best regards,


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