[Dovecot] SQL as a storage backend

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Dec 6 21:59:20 EET 2013

On 6.12.2013, at 21.35, Zachary Sturgeon <zsturgeon at pccc.com> wrote:

> I am researching using dovecot with an SQL database as the storage backend.  From what I've read, dovecot only supports mbox style file storage, but I'd like to investigate the possibility of using a database instead.
> According to http://dovecot.org/pipermail/dovecot/2006-June/013818.html, this possibility has been explored before and has generally been accepted that Dovecot is not optimized to handle this.


Nothing prevents adding a well working SQL mail storage backend. There just isn’t all that much point in doing that.

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