Bad Signature - Both Roundcube and Squirrelmail webmail cannot search for anything + cannot open many emails because there are more than 200, 000 emails in my Inbox

Turritopsis Dohrnii Teo En Ming ceo.teo.en.ming at
Wed Apr 20 14:27:55 UTC 2022

My mail server is self-hosted. I think I would rather integrate Apache
solr with Dovecot than transferring mailboxes from the server onto my

Thank you for your suggestion though.


Mr. Turritopsis Dohrnii Teo En Ming
Targeted Individual in Singapore
20 Apr 2022 Wednesday

On Wed, 20 Apr 2022 at 22:23, Sam Kuper <sampablokuper at> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 20, 2022 at 09:55:02PM +0800, Turritopsis Dohrnii Teo En Ming wrote:
> >> My advice for anyone who wants to be able to keep and search very large
> >> monolithic mailstores would be: synchronise (e.g. via
> >> or fetchmail or getmail or rsync or Unison
> >> or whatever) those mailstores from the server onto your local
> >> filesystem; use maildir on your local filesystem; and use either Mutt's
> >> "limiting" functions, or notmuch's index/search functions, for
> >> searching/browsing.
> >
> > Wouldn't it be very tedious and time consuming to sync mailboxes from
> > the server onto our local filesystems?
> Setting it up can be tedious depending on your needs.
> If your mailserver is self-hosted, giving you direct access to the
> filesystem, that gives you more options (rsync, Unison, Dovecot dsync,
> etc).
> Even if not, it's still possible using isync, fetchmail, or whatever
> (see URL above).
> Once the initial sync is performed, though, subsequent syncs should only
> need to transmit the difference between the local and remote mailstores,
> and therefore should usually be fast and, optionally, automatic.
> Sam

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