Small, simple setup, to serve my family. The same machine runs the windows domains, as well as a few Linux machines, authenticating with NIS, with shared NFS home dir's. It also hosts numerous other functions.
- Server: Pentium III 666Mhz (Underclocked 866), standard IDE drive's.
- OS: Ubuntu Breezy
- RAM: 256 Mb
- Users: 4 Active, ~15 total
- Auth: passwd/shadow
- Maildir size: ranging from few Mb to about 200Mb
- Dovecot version: 0.99.13
- Client Software: squirrelmail, thunderbird, cube mail
Postfix MTA, and fetchmail fetching most of the external mail. Dovecot is IMAP only, with access externally currently restricted to squirrel mail or Cube mail.
Edited output of # cat /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf |grep -v "^#"
protocols = imap ssl_disable = yes login = imap login_processes_count = 1 default_mail_env = maildir:~/Maildir/ # NOTE: v0.99.x only, won't work with v1.0+: auth = default auth_mechanisms = plain auth_userdb = passwd auth_passdb = pam auth_user = root