On Tuesday 25 February 2003 02:56, Dave Weiner wrote: > On Sunday 23 February 2003 21:56, Jesse Guardiani wrote: > > OK. Again, I admit lack of experience here. But, it still seems like a > > vpopmail specific protocol would be faster than transfering and modifying > > files over NFS. Does everyone really think that NFS would be faster? > > First off, I've designed and built 2 different qmail+vpopmail clusters, > using different platforms (Sun and Linux), both using NFS (EMC and > RaidZone), and they both work like champs.
OK. So, you don't think that a vpopmail specific protocol would save a little overhead? If that is everyone's general conception, then: ok. Works for me. Thanks for the feedback people! Jesse > > Ok, as to your question. NFS is optimized for sending the data for the > network and writing it to disk, or reading the data from disk and pushing > it back out. Your vpopmail daemon would have to do the same thing -- > accept the message via a network port and then write it to the disk. > Sounds a lot like NFS to me. Why not go with the mature protocol? > > > Thanks for the reply. > > > > Jesse -- Jesse Guardiani, Systems Administrator WingNET Internet Services, P.O. Box 2605 // Cleveland, TN 37320-2605 423-559-LINK (v) 423-559-5145 (f) http://www.wingnet.net We are actively looking for companies that do a lot of long distance faxing and want to cut their long distance bill by up to 50%. Contact [EMAIL PROTECTED] for more info.