[horde] multiple horde servers?

Andrew Morgan morgan at orst.edu
Wed May 19 13:48:59 PDT 2004

On Wed, 19 May 2004, Adrian Chadd wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm rapidly approaching the point where a single server running
> horde/IMP for our Campus Webmail isn't feasable.
> I'd like to look at building a group of webmail servers and
> 'redirect' people to a webmail server, at login, based on
> some metric (round-robin, lowest loadav, lowest usercount, etc.)
> Has anyone done this before? Specifically, will I have any problems
> if I implement multiple horde servers with a shared mysql DB backend
> for the preferences/vfs storage?

We do that here at OSU:


Check out the section on Webmail Servers.

All prefs and sessions are stored in a separate mysql server, so the
frontend boxes just run apache with horde.


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