[colug-432] Fully Featured email server

Aaron Howard archanoid at gmail.com
Wed May 15 09:59:13 EDT 2013

Yeah, I just already have a nice little 64MB vps that only costs me
$12.99/yr. Figured I could get postfix & dovecot running on it. Wasn't sure
about roundcube & the rest.

I knew zimbra was out of the question.

On May 15, 2013 9:46 AM, "Rob Funk" <rfunk at funknet.net> wrote:

> On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 07:32:28 AM Aaron Howard wrote:
> > Out of general curiosity, do any of these solutions work well on low end
> > systems? For instance, a 64MB vps?
> 64MB would be a little low, but you might get the basics (SMTP + POP/IMAP,
> command-line and file-based management). Things like spamassassin and
> clamav would have to be skipped though; those take a lot of memory.
> I've been running my setup on a Linode virtual server for a few years now.
> It's the cheapest they offer ($20/month), and was 512MB until they doubled
> everyone's memory recently. ClamAV and Spamassassin used huge percentages
> of that 512MB (e.g. 20% for one clamav process). I'm also running MySQL and
> Apache (mostly for Postfix Admin, which is a PHP app), which take the next-
> biggest amount of memory.
> But I'd really recommend aiming higher than 64MB. I'd recommend at least
> 256MB, and I'm sure you can do better than that for a reasonable price.
> --
> Rob Funk <rfunk at funknet.net>
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