Collaboration replacement via Toltec/Bynari (was How many people to admin a Cyrus system?)

Ian Eiloart iane at
Fri Nov 16 07:24:09 EST 2007

--On 15 November 2007 22:15:32 +0200 Joon Radley <joon at> wrote:

> Hi Ian,
>> Cyrus Mailstore does handle final delivery, but there's plenty of
>> opportunity to handle messages before that point. For example, we now
>> use Exim and Cyrus Mailstore, and we have plenty of processing going on
>> in Exim before hand off to Cyrus (with LMTP) including spamassassin,
>> clamav
> and
>> Exim filters. There are also processes between the two, for example
>> Mailman.
> Very true, but it does not do the processing needed by Outlook. It cannot
> convert iTip and winmail.dat attachments to the related message objects
> and do the linking in the Outlook message store. This is where you need
> the transport mechanism of Outlook.

So, the problem has nothing to do with IMAP, and everything to do with 
message handling before delivery to the mailbox.

Ian Eiloart
IT Services, University of Sussex

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