[CentOS] Which imapd?

jean-sebastien Hubert security at air-austral.com
Mon Oct 24 10:04:19 UTC 2005

Karanbir Singh wrote:

> Morten wrote:
>> Hi. What imapd can you recommend for minimum configuration and
>> maintenance (no Cyrus)? This is for a small shop, so no hard
>> performance requirements.
> If you want something easy - use dovecot. yum install it and it just
> works out of the box with very little config required. If you want
> something with a great feature set, excellent performance and near
> zero admin - try Cyrus-Imapd. And in relative terms its much much
> easier to setup than Courier, considering its just a straight yum
> install.
> Since you did not specify it, I presume you are using CentOS 4.
> - K

Why say that cyrus-imapd is a near zero admin ??
It's far the hardest imap/pop3 to configure, and if you want for exemple
add mysql feature (to store user account); take 30 L of coffee, some
anti-depressive medics and go :)


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