Why Cyrus?

Paul van der Vlis paul at vandervlis.nl
Thu Jan 18 16:34:45 EST 2018

Op 17-01-18 om 12:33 schreef Sebastian Hagedorn:
> Hi,
>> A new customer asks me to build a new mailserver environment with
>> Dovecot. I normally use Cyrus.
>> My question: What's better in Cyrus?
> I thought the plan was to answer that question on the website, but I
> guess that hasn't happened yet – at least I couldn't find anything.
> I'd say it's the better choice for large-scale deployments with tens and
> hundreds of thousands of users.

I understand, but in my case it's less big. I guess 5000-7000 mailboxes.

But, it's always nice if you can bring down machines without the whole
service is down. Not sure Dovecot can do that, I will have to study that.

With regards,
Paul van der Vlis

Paul van der Vlis Linux systeembeheer Groningen

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