A beginner question about Murder

"Clément Hermann (nodens)" nodens2099 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 04:10:46 EDT 2010

Le 09/09/2010 01:48, Jeroen van Meeuwen (Kolab Systems) a écrit :
> Clement Hermann (nodens) wrote:
>> In traditional murder (no autocreate/autosieve patch), the murder
>> process can run on a frontend. However, it cannot run on a backend.
>> We have a webmail running on our murder (2.2.x) server, and it uses
>> localhost as imap server, so it acts as a frontend.
>> However, we don't use autocreate or autosieve, so I couldn't says if it
>> is the same on a patched setup.
> When you say traditional murder, do you also mean one single mupdate server?


> I'm sure it's possible, the documentation states it as well. I just haven't
> managed to actually get it implemented (with the patches that have been
> shipped for about 5-6 years, in at least 4 generations of Enterprise Linux
> products and 13 Fedora releases).
> That's "not implemented" besides maintaining the actual functionality of the
> autocreation of mailboxes or sieve scripts or implementation details thereof;
> the cyrus master process just wouldn't start.

No problem here in using proxyd and mupdate -m (again, debian 2.2 stock 
packages without additionnal patches).

The options mupdate_server, mupdate_authname, and mupdate_password are 
simply commented in imapd.conf.


Clement Hermann (nodens)

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