Recommend MTA.

Alexander Howard howardz at cac.washington.edu
Fri Dec 28 10:23:44 PST 2001


I would second postfix. It was designed with security in mind. Check
out the goals of the project at: http://www.postfix.org/goals.html

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On Thu, 27 Dec 2001, Evan Martin wrote:


> On Thu, Dec 27, 2001 at 09:41:57PM -0800, 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?

>

> Postfix is the one I always see recommended. It works for me.

>

> I have, in my /etc/postfix/canonical:

> martine martine at cs.washington.edu

>

> --

> Evan Martin

> martine at cs.washington.edu

> http://neugierig.org

>

>




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