[CentOS] clustered mail server?

Sun May 18 20:50:27 UTC 2008
Rudi Ahlers <Rudi at SoftDux.com>

Ruslan Sivak wrote:
> David G. Mackay wrote:
>> On Sat, 2008-05-17 at 10:30 +0200, Rudi Ahlers wrote:
>>> 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 :)
>> You might take a look at SquirrelMail.  It integrates well with cyrus
>> imap.
>> Dave
> I'm not sure why nobody has asked this yet, but why not try hosted 
> GMail instead?  It's free and you can use it with your domain name.  
> We currently run a linux based mail server, but are thinking of 
> migrating over to hosted GMail, and have one so for a few clients 
> already with no problems.
> Russ
> _______________________________________________
Simple, you need to be connected to the internet 24/7 to use something 
like hosted gmail :) Not everyone has 24/7 broadband internet


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Rudi Ahlers
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