[Dovecot] Dovecot design-question

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat Feb 6 20:16:57 EET 2010

On Thu, 2010-02-04 at 17:19 +0100, Werner wrote:
> Hi,
> > - It's probably the best idea to direct SMTP and POP/IMAP always to
> > the same server behind the loadbalancer (because dovecot-deliver is
> > used which updates indexes?)
> like mentioned on the website, but "would it be possible without nasty
> errors" ?

If both servers access index files at the same time, it's going to cause

> > - If we think of a "active/passive" setup: dovecot index-files locally
> > or on the nfs-share?
> what's the better approach here?

active/passive is guaranteed to work at least. Or any setup where a
user's indexes aren't accessed at the same time by two machines.

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