Running Cyrus IMAP with 32Mb RAM [Was: migrating from maildir (courier) to cyrus]

Michael Loftis mloftis at
Wed Jul 28 16:49:28 EDT 2004

--On Wednesday, July 28, 2004 13:16 -0700 Vadim <vadim at> wrote:
> Based on cyrus documentation, imap server need up to 512 K RAM per
> connection.  Assuming 5 connection per user (mozilla default), it is up
> to 2.5Mb per user, so with 32Mb Ram and only apache2/mail server running

that's just for the connection struct.  when you start doing large 
operations on large mailboxes the requirement goes up significantly.

> I should be able to support up to 4 users without any problems.

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