[Dovecot] dovecot director service

Xavier Pons xavier.pons at uib.es
Thu Jul 8 10:31:05 EEST 2010

  El 07/07/2010 13:35, Timo Sirainen escribió:
>> this limitation does not allow use the same two directors servers like mail backend servers?
> You can install two Dovecot instances on the same server (set different base_dir for them), one as director and another as mail server. A bit annoying to have two of them, but it should work.
I suppouse, this require to have different IPs address for every instance?
>> the fairlure of one director server it's automatically detected or require manual intervention?
>> It's automatically detected. I've only simulated it with software, but you could also try it by actually pulling the network plug out. :)
If I have different dovecot instances on same host, one like proxy and 
another like mail backend, the director service will detect both failures of
director service like of backend servers? or only detect the first one?



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