ms Exchange alternative

Sam freebsd-users at
Tue Jan 27 14:14:18 GMT 2004

Yep, postfix + cyrus is definitely a winner. As for groupware, if you
find one that really works, please let me know ;)


On Tue, 2004-01-27 at 13:54, Duncan Barclay wrote:
> Hi
> There are a number of IMAP servers available, have a look in
> /usr/ports/mail. I prefer cyrus.
> As to SMTP, there is sendmail as shipped with FreeBSD. Many people prefer
> other systems: exim, postfix, qmail etc.
> Duncan
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ludovic Simpson" <Ludovic at>
> To: <freebsd-users at>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2004 12:57 PM
> Subject: ms Exchange alternative
> Hi all,
> Looking for an alternative setup for ms exchange.. (primary mailserver
> for ms clients) ..
> I'm new the the .nix world and have been playing with freebsd 5.1. (i
> like it ).
> Id love an opensource groupware product but dont want anything like
> phpgroupware or kroupware.
> I want to acheive a "proper" email server, i think it will have to be
> imap + smtp. so client pcs can store mail on the server. using ms
> outlook or equivalent.
> have done a bit of web research and currently reading a freebsd textbook
> but i dont seem to be finding the "right" answers for my situation.
> If anyone have done the same/similar thing or knows of a good resource
> pool, please let me know...
> Regards
> Ludovic (relative newbie to "real computing")
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