[Dovecot] SSL + compression?

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Sat Jun 21 19:56:31 EEST 2008

on 6-20-2008 12:46 PM Johannes Berg spake the following:
>> I don't think it does be default. The only what I know is to establish a 
>> compressed SSH tunnel to your server and then access the server over the 
>> tunnel. It will compress and give you an extra layer of encryption.
> Umm, no. It will not compress. Think about it, encrypted data is
> fundamentally not compressible, that's the whole point.
> johannes
It will compress if you use a non-encrypted protocol while you are going 
through the tunnel.

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