On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 10:31 AM, Killian Faughnan
<lists at killianfaughnan.com> wrote:
> Hi list,
>> I was wondering if someone could help me with this. I need to set up a small
> pop server, it's not going to be used for anything much, just a couple of
> mailboxes being polled for pop3. It'd be nice if it had minimal setup and
> maintenance as there could potentially be a number of installations in the
> future. I was going to go with Cyrus as it's what I'm used to, but was also
> considering Dovecot. I've no experience with Dovecot but have heard it's
> pretty easy to configure / maintain. I'm thinking more about others who
> might have to set up these installations later on so my familiarity with
> Cyrus would be offset by their unfamiliarity with both.
>> Any thoughts would be appreciated.
I have never ran dovecot, have some novice contacts who successfully
run it without a hitch.
I've ran two cyrus servers, don't plan on ever running cyrus again. It
is the the only mailserver i've used which has a mailbox repair
function and similarly is the only mailserver I've used which has
I use courier-mta, and am extremely happy with it, but its setup is a
little bit involved. Its feature set is hugely powerful though which
makes the pain very much worth it. In your case, I'd recommend
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