Any suggestions for a MTA for a new admin?

Laurence Sanford lauasanf at
Thu Aug 11 21:43:16 GMT 2005

On Thu, 11 Aug 2005, Tom Norris wrote:

> I have finally made the jump from paying people to host my websites to doing 
> it myself (setting up apache, perl, php, postgresql, and all that fun stuff.) 
> Now I want to migrate my e-mail addresses over to a FreeBSD 4.11 machine that 
> lives in a data center.  Can any of you recommend a good MTA (and maybe a 
> book) for someone that knows relatively few things about the big scary world 
> of e-mail transport?
> Just to throw it out there, one of the things I need to do is to have the MTA 
> route mail for a few different domains that are pointed towards the machine 
> on different ip addresses.  Is that possible?
You'll want to look at postfix, and no further. The documentation, and 
configuration files are in plain english.

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