[CentOS] Which imapd?

Aleksandar Milivojevic alex at milivojevic.org
Mon Oct 24 12:22:22 UTC 2005

jean-sebastien Hubert wrote:
> 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 :)

I too have to disagree with this statement.  It takes me about 5 minutes 
to setup cyrus, and my configuration is way more complicated than simply 
authenticating users against SQL database.  The default cyrus-imapd 
configuration since it become standard distro RPM in Fedora Core 3 was 
very well choosen and works practically out of the box (all you need is 
to do is to replace two procmail lines in sendmail.mc with three cyrus 
related lines, would be nice if stock sendmail.mc containted comments 
about that, and after that enable and start saslauthd service and off 
you go).  If total zero-admin is desired, enable auto create inbox on 
user login option.  And basically, that's it.

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