dovecot HA setup across large geographic distances

Sophie Loewenthal sophie at
Tue Apr 24 21:47:51 EEST 2018


Does the master/master plugin support user iteration like mail_location = maildir:/var/vmail/%d/%u

Reference to the error message : (Error: passwd-file: User iteration isn’t currently supported with %variable paths) 


> On 24 Apr 2018, at 12:46, Sophie Loewenthal <sophie at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a working postfix/dovecot config on Debian located in Europe[EU].  I would like to provide either an HA/load balanced setup with a second site in Australia[AU] because of users located between EU/Asia/AU. The site to site traffic would be tunneled through either SSH or a VPN
> * Has this been done with Doevcot over such great distances? 
> * How can the delay between mailstore synchonisation be handled?  ( Currently looking for an opensource product like Netex's HyperIP)
> I'd be grateful for your thoughts.
> Best wishes, Sophie
> Sent from a phone, thus brief.

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