Cyrus vs Dovecot
mathieu.kretchner at sophia.inria.fr
Mon Aug 11 08:57:33 EDT 2008
Alain Spineux a écrit :
> 2008/8/11 Mathieu Kretchner <mathieu.kretchner at sophia.inria.fr>:
>> First of all : forgive me for my poor English
>> Hello all,
>> I've to compare cyrus with dovecot for my work. Because these are the only
>> solutions that could fit our needs.
>> Unfortunately I really don't know cyrus and I would like to have some of its
> what do you need ?
A secure / reliable / fast / easy to configure Imap server !
> how many mailbox ?
> how many users ?
> what is in use now ?
> what kind of access ? IMAP, POP3, webmail ?
All of them!
> how many server ?
> Do you already have a database with your user ? in wich format ?
YES : LDAP / NIS
The real question is because we have only 2 options :
Why should I choose Cyrus instead of dovecot ?
>> Here are the properties of the versus table I've done :
>> dovecot cyrus
>> Migration from cyrus :
>> Migration from dovecot :
>> functionalities :
>> Management :
>> Local Delivery :
>> availability :
>> Security :
>> Indexes management :
>> NFS compatibility :
>> Scalability :
>> Configuration :
>> interoperability :
>> Sieve filter :
>> Documentation :
>> Quota capability :
>> Performance :
>> IMAP capability :
>> So I know this can scared you, but If you have some asset for cyrus, It
>> could be great and a lot more FAIR !!
>> Thank you in advance for your advice.
>> Cyrus Home Page: http://cyrusimap.web.cmu.edu/
>> Cyrus Wiki/FAQ: http://cyrusimap.web.cmu.edu/twiki
>> List Archives/Info: http://asg.web.cmu.edu/cyrus/mailing-list.html
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