At 02:48 AM 4/23/2003, Raymond Wong wrote:
>How can I configure SquirrelMail in such a way that it responses
>faster? Currently, I am using standard Red Hat Linux 6.0/6.1 sendmail and
>imapd programs. I have compared the response time with other installation
>of SquirrelMail and I found my installation is very slow.
RedHat's imapd and sendmail use the mbox mailbox format, which is
significantly slower than the Maildir format. If you change or replace
your e-mail servers to support Maildir, you will see a dramatic performance
increase. Courier-IMAP with Postfix or Qmail is the most common
Ted Behling, Chief Penguin Surgeon
Monarch Information Systems, Inc.