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Mon, 14 Oct 2002 13:50:29 -0500
Can I do pop with postfix?
On 14 Oct 2002 14:43:53 -0400, Jeremy Portzer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-10-14 at 14:24, H. Wade Minter wrote:
> > On Mon, 14 Oct 2002, Chris Hedemark wrote:
> > > 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.
> > If you use the recommended M4 method to configure sendmail, it's certainly
> > NOT rocket science. A bit obtuse at worst, but not the mess that most
> > people make it out to be. It's the extremely rare case that you'll ever
> > have to do any tweaking on sendmail.cf.
> Agreed. I've personally *never* had to hand-tweak sendmail.cf -- I've
> only had to edit the M4 configuration, and the various other files in
> /etc/mail . It's really NOT that hard, especially if you read the
> documentation provided by your distribution, rather than generic
> documentation which can go way overboard. And my point was that a new
> user doesn't NEED to do much tweaking -- sendmail "just works" for basic
> But I agree that postfix seems to be easy to use, and it is supported by
> modern distributions. Qmail seems to be the most difficult to use of
> the top three.
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