[Dovecot] (Dis)advantage of using lmtp?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Nov 23 00:58:30 EET 2010

On 22.11.2010, at 21.10, Christian Schmidt wrote:

> are there any (dis)advantages in "connecting" dovecot and an MTA (in our
> case: exim) using LMTP over using other methods (e.g. the exim
> transports definitions that can be found in the wiki)?

LMTP should have better performance, since less processes are started. LMTP doesn't have equivalent of some dovecot-lda parameters, but you probably won't need them.

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