[TriLUG] mail server
Mon, 14 Oct 2002 14:22:52 -0400
I agree. Plus it has examples for just about every configuration you'd
want in the samples directory. Just cut and paste.
Chris Hedemark wrote:
> On Monday, October 14, 2002, at 12:52 PM, Jeremy Portzer wrote:
>> qmail, postfix, and sendmail are three examples of Mail Transport Agents
>> (MTAs) -- you would use one or the other, not a combination. Sendmail
>> is the "de facto" MTA and is the default on most Linux distributions.
>> Since you're pretty new at this, I personally would NOT recommend using
>> a different MTA -- sendmail works just fine for basic needs.
> And now for something completely different....
> Specifically *because* he is pretty new at this, among other reasons,
> I would recommend *not* using Sendmail and instead using Postfix.
> Sendmail tweaking *is* rocket science. Postfix is actually pretty
> darned easy to set up.
> Chris Hedemark
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