[svlug] which email server should i get?

Marc MERLIN marc_news at merlins.org
Sun Jan 19 14:11:57 PST 2003

On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 10:43:37AM -0800, J C Lawrence wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Jan 2003 07:21:33 -0800
> hvrietsc  <hvrietsc at myrealbox.com> wrote:
> > i was thinking some kind of IMAP server on linux with outlook express
> > client or netscape on windows... any suggestions as to which linux
> > mail server would be best/easiest?
> Pick an MTA: Exim or Postfix recommended.
> Pick an IMAP server: Courier or Cyrus recommended.

I would add that Cyrus offers more IMAP features like ACLs per user, but
once your mails enters cyrus, you have to use imap to read it.
With courier, you can read your mail with both imap or any maildir
capable tool.

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