mike at boobaz.net
Fri Dec 28 03:05:24 PST 2001
Hiya Dan. Long time no see.
My experience with sendmail has been a pleasant one. I haven't had to buy
any books, but I have sunk a lot of time into reading documentation (a
single README, and some more detailed stuff on sendmail.org). It does
everything I want it to do.
I've heard that qmail is good; that everything by Dan Bernstein is good,
but I can't attest to that. I'm sure there have been many a flame war
about what is "best".
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On Fri, 28 Dec 2001 at 07:32, Dan Sanderson wrote:
|I like Exim far more than I expected to, but my only other MTA experience
|has been with sendmail, and it wasn't a happy one. I tried Exim because
|it's the default for the latest Debian, and I got it to do almst
|everything I wanted it to do in just a few hours.
|It's not the simplest; I still needed the O'Reilly book to get it where I
|wanted, and there are some things I still don't understand. But virtual
|hosting was a snap, and that's mostly what I was looking for.
|On Thu, 27 Dec 2001, William Rowden wrote:
|> I need to configure an MTA for my (Red Hat 7.2) system, and this
|> list was helpful with Samba (thanks!), so I'm asking for
|> recommendations. The default installation is running `sendmail`,
|> but I haven't found its configuration intuitive. How do `qmail` and
|> `postfix`, for example, compare? I see there are RPMs for those as
|> well. What other MTAs are people using? Is anyone using IMAP, POP3
|> or SMTP over SSL?
|> I'll open ports 25, 110, 220, etc. before asking the list for MTA
|> configuration help. :)
|> "Are my methods unsound?" "I don't see any method at all, sir."
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