[CentOS] Which imapd?

jean-sebastien Hubert security at air-austral.com
Mon Oct 24 12:29:41 UTC 2005

Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:

> 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.

RH do all the job :)
I never try to install cyrus on RHAS4, I think I will try it ... to cry
and said "Why It was so complicated before ??" :)



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