[Dovecot] LDA vs. LMTP

Martin Burgraf martin.bg at web.de
Mon Jul 29 23:38:23 EEST 2013

Joseph Tam wrote:

> I don't know why you would consider a background process inferior to a
> run-on-demand executable.

Well, the background process is hogging CPU and RAM while it basically does nothing. And when it's running as root there is always the danger of privilege escalation.
LDA only runs when it's needed and since it uses only user rights it shoudbe more harmless.


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