[CentOS] clustered mail server?

Sat May 17 12:39:31 UTC 2008
Rajeev R. Veedu <rajeev at cracknell.com>

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From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Christopher Chan
Sent: Saturday, May 17, 2008 2:02 PM
To: centos at centos.org
Subject: Re: [CentOS] clustered mail server?

> Thank you for your input. I can't justify exchange (and don't want MS) 
> for 10 users. I do want IMAP though, and the calendar & address book 
> would be nice. This IMO has nothing todo with CentOS though, but at the 
> same time it shouldn't be limited to which Linux distro I'm using. As 
> you have said I may need to look at file system clustering instead, but 
> have never attempted it, so I don't know where to begin even. I know a 
> lot of MTA's can support a central user DB, but that won't sync the 
> emails. And this won't be a commercial installation either, it's for a 
> for a project in a rural community about 700km's from me, so it's more a 
> matter of if 1 server dies / crashes / packes up, and I can only get to 
> it 5 days later, the mail server still works :)

If you are looking exchange like functionality use POSTPATH. It comes with almost all features in exchange except the webmail. We are using it for the last 5 months, and look good so far. It can do load balance and clustering. You can download a 12 user version form www.postpath.com



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