On Nov 4, 2003, at 12:58 AM, Richard Houston wrote:
I am looking at putting a courier imap server in to production with a
large amount of users, over 1000, in the near future. I have be asked a
fer time as to how many users can the courier system handle. I will be
using postfix and courier-imap. Could I ask a few of you let me know
big you installs are and how well they perform so I can give the
management some examples.
We are using courier imap, pop, and sqwebmail with exim as
our smtp server at the University. We have ~40k active users.
We have 15 front end machines (dell 2650s) and a NetApp
file server serving the maildirs via NFS.
Our system is not "out of the box" so to speak. To deal with
a lot of our system specific issues, I've had to make a series
of changes to the code. These changes are not "performance
So my response would be: YES! USE IT! :)
Courier is great, and Sam is an excellent programmer who
continues to write clean and maintainable code.
m. kolb <mu...@msu.edu> unix systems programmer
Michigan State University Computer Laboratory