Which mail server is the best for me?
orblists at thingysrealm.myftp.org
Sat Apr 2 02:02:04 PST 2005
On Sat, 2005-04-02 at 02:57 -0700, Pat Maddox wrote:
> I think it'd be worth it to check out postfix. sendmail is insecure,
> and qmail is just too much of a pain in the ass to get working.
> postfix can take a bit of time, but it runs well once you've got it
> The only thing I've found is that whenever I upgrade ports, it breaks.
> It's actually something things it depends on (authlibmysql,
> authdaemon) that break, because certain config files get overwritten.
> Never figured that out, and it always causes me a headache when I
> On Apr 2, 2005 2:09 AM, Kiffin Gish <kiffin.gish at planet.nl> wrote:
> > I would like to setup a mail server but am a little confused about whether
> > to use sendmail, qmail, postfix or whatever. Basically my web server is a
> > simple one to be used for personal use with maybe no more than a 10-20 mail
> > accounts.
> > What are the advantages and/or disadvantages of each choice, and where can I
> > find more information comparing them?
> > --
> > Kiffin Rex Gish
> > Gouda, The Netherlands
All i can say is http://www.qmailrocks.org it has very simple guide for
freebsd and linux distro's. its very easy to follow and there is a very
helpful mailing list if you get stuck...
So for my vote its Qmail :)
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