[Dovecot] IMAP-proxy or not with sogo webmail and dovecot backend

Jan-Frode Myklebust janfrode at tanso.net
Mon Feb 13 21:43:57 EET 2012

On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 11:08:48AM -0800, Mark Moseley wrote:
> Out of curiosity, are you running dovecot locally on those webmail
> servers as well, or is it talking to remote dovecot servers?

The webmail servers are talking with dovecot director servers which in
turn are talking with the backend dovecot servers. Each service running
on different servers.

	Webmail-servers -> director-servers -> backend-servers

> I ask because I'm looking at moving our webmail from an on-box setup to a
> remote pool to support director and was going to look into whether
> running imapproxyd would help there. We don't bother with it in the
> local setup, since dovecot is so fast, but remote (but still on a LAN)
> might be different.

Doesn't seem so to us...

> Though imapproxyd seems to make (wait for it...)
> squirrelmail unhappy (complains about IMAP errors, when sniffing shows
> none), though I've not bothered to debug it yet.



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