[Dovecot] Using MySQL For Mailboxes?

Robert Schetterer robert at schetterer.org
Tue Mar 9 15:30:14 EET 2010

Am 09.03.2010 13:33, schrieb Charles Marcus:
> On 2010-03-09 6:23 AM, Marcio Merlone wrote:
>> Anyway, a better solution to handle user account information than mysql
>> is ldap (which I personally suggest) with pam. This can also handle all
>> posix accounts, not just mail accounts, and thus improving consistence.
>> I'd use that for any system with more than 3 accounts.
> I guess it depends on your needs and skills. If you don't need posix
> account support, know mysql, and don't know ldap, then it definitely
> isn't 'better'... ;)
> Supposedly you can use a MySQL backend with Samba, but I haven't done it
> (no need), so don't know how well it works, if at all.
> But yes, if you know ldap well (which I don't), it can definitely work
> as a single sign on system...

sql storage would be a nice idea anyway for clustering loadbalancing
setups etc

Best Regards

MfG Robert Schetterer


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