smtp in inetd.conf

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Sun Dec 2 11:29:53 PST 2007

On Sun, 2 Dec 2007 11:08:50 -0800
jekillen <jekillen at> wrote:

> Hello;
> I have my system, running FreeBSD v6.2,
> using Postfix.
> The following line in inetd.conf is uncommented;
> smtp    stream  tcp     nowait  qmaild  /var/qmail/bin/tcp-env
> tcp-env /var/qmail/bin/qmail-smtpd
> and, I am getting messages on system boot that qmaild does not exist 
> and is being ignored.
> Is this line (in inetd.conf) necessary for Postfix to operate?
> Or, should I modify the line to remove the references to qmail?
> (Meanwhile I have commented the line to see what happens)

The line should be commented out. Otherwise, inetd (if started)
will try to grab port 25 and start qmail on it. AFAICT, it's
commented out by default.

> Thank you for info;
> Jeff K 


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