Forum OpenACS Q&A: Response to OT: imap server recommendation

Posted by C. R. Oldham on
My experience with IMP was that it fired off probably 5 or 6 connections to the UW imapd when you login.  Imapd is not exactly a lightweight process so it can make your server load go pretty high.  And connections are not persistent, so *every time* you click a link in IMP it fires off and tears down an imapd process...