[K12OSN] squirrelmail

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Wed Aug 1 19:05:18 UTC 2007

Chandler Blum wrote:
> We used it up until a few weeks ago when we switched to Horde. 
> We switched because for some reason SquirrelMail would cause apache to
> crash. We believe it had something to do with the amount of ram
> squirrelmail would use opening up folders (apparently it opens up every
> message in a folder once the folder has been opened, could be wrong
> about that). We've got a couple hundred mail users and many of them had
> thousands of emails in a folder. That uses up a lot of memory quickly. 
> The switch seems to have helped as apache hasn't crashed recently. 
> As for security, I believe it is good, its pretty actively maintained.
> Just my two sense. 

If you don't mind maintaining another box and set of logins, SME server 
from http://www.contribs.org makes a nice out-of-the-box email server, 
including imap and web mail. Has anyone glued it into their ldap or 
other network authentication system yet?

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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