[TriLUG] sendmail vs. postfix - was Re: stupid sendmail question?
Michael Alan Dorman
mdorman at debian.org
Thu Jun 17 08:40:49 EDT 2004
"Aaron S. Joyner" <aaron at joyner.ws> writes:
> On the flip side, that 5% of things that Sendmail can do that Postfix
> can't, can be *really* nice. Postfix does not have Sendmail's milter
> interface. What the Milter interface allows you to do, is reject
> messages on the fly, as part of the SMTP session, for what ever reason
> you see fit. Spam, Viruses, Malformed messages, what ever -- you
> don't generate NDRs, you just say "No Thanks" and stop talking to the
> sending host. Postfix does not have an elegant way to implement this.
Err, you're flat out wrong here. Exactly such a feature debuted with
the 2.1 release two or three months ago.
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