migrate from postfix to qmail
ovi at unixservers.us
Mon Sep 24 05:46:58 PDT 2007
> Lotfi kecir wrote:
>> HI, thank's for your post.
>> to give answer to your answer: i rent a dedicated server (Fedora 6)
>> has qmail installed on. and in my old Server witch is in our office
>> turn has
>> The new sever has as Admin panel Plesk.
>> I already create all email acounts and now i'm looking to transfert
>> all my
>> user acount mailboxes.
>> and i don't have any idea to do it.
>> Thanks for your help
> First item, ignore the qmail haters. We run qmail quite successfully
> and find it very powerful, very secure, and well designed. I will not
> go into a point by point debate.
> Second item, plesk is a very bad way to run qmail. You will get *no*
> help on the qmail list if you use the install on plesk. It is a
> modified version of qmail and the modifications are closed door, at
> least that is my understanding. So if you do not have an excellent
> understanding of Unix, and above average understanding of email, and
> good troubleshooting skills, you are in for a very rocky ride.
> By your description of the problem an experienced Unix administrator
> would have no problem doing what you ask. Consider staying with
> Postfix as you already know the software. If you insist on switching,
> ask the Plesk developers for help. It is their software, their
> install, they should be able to help you.
We had similar problem with Plesk and Qmail, crashing very often. We
somehow fix that by stoping email antivirus from Plesk. Still crashes,
but not so often. I've searched alot, it seems this is happening on
Linux too (I've found posts regarding qmail crash on Slackware Linux).
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