[CentOS] Postfix mail server procedure

Fri Nov 11 17:01:01 UTC 2011
Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam at whitemice.org>

On Fri, 2011-11-11 at 13:23 +0800, Christopher Chan wrote:   
> >>> You don't mention a mail store [IMAP Server]?  Such as Cyrus IMAP.
> >>> Something for Postfix to deliver the mail too.
> >> Mail store != imap server. Mail store = structure for mboxes/maildirs.     
> > Cyrus is sort of its own thing with its own mail store.
> Sorry, I keep forgetting about that crap...
> Never touched it and never wanted to after I heard the screams from a 
> friend who used cyrus and swore by it until he got corrupt mailboxes. 
> Had to help setup postfix, dovecot and vpopmail iirc.

People with bad hardware can break anything; and you're probably talking
about old versions anyway [anything with indexes/databases can corrupt].

Cyrus is incredibly reliable, stable and fast.  And the latest 2.4.x
series closes numerous potential issues with how databases are managed.