sendmail n'stuff

Brian Somers brian at awfulhak.org
Fri Jul 14 21:48:48 BST 2000


I'd argue that the same's true for sendmail (given m4 files) :-)

But then, I prefer sendmail 'cos I know it, and I only know it 
because it's on most unix boxes (so I need to know it)...

> Josef Karthauser wrote:
> > 
> > On Tue, Jul 11, 2000 at 01:51:58PM +0100, Jon Schneider wrote:
> > > Could I just mention exim located at http://www.exim.org as a worthy sendmail
> > > replacement which I use for all our servers.
> > 
> > As long as I can mention that postfix (/usr/ports/mail/postfix) is
> > an excellent mail system.  Written by the guy who writes tcp_wrappers
> > and so it's very security conscious, and configuration is very very
> > easy also.
> 
> I'd highly recommend postfix, it's performance convinced FreeBSD to use
> it for handling the huge amounts of mail the project handles, it's
> security is designed in from the start and it is *SO EASY* to configure.
> 
> Even relatively complex setups, involving many virtual domains and mail
> forwarding was a total doddle to setup and is an absolute joy to
> maintain.
> 
> (total doddle being relative of course, you still need to understand how
> mail works to setup a proper mail system, but you don't have to work out
> how the hell sendmail works as well)
> 
> Paul.

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