Need to build a new mail server
sahil at tandon.net
Thu May 29 23:56:01 UTC 2008
Patrick Baldwin <Patrick.Baldwin at studsvik.com> wrote:
> Hi all, I've got an older Solaris system running Sendmail for my
> mail server right now. It's about time to replace it, and I'm
> thinking FreeBSD might be the best choice of OS for the replacement.
FreeBSD == good choice. :)
> However, it's been some time since I looked into options for mail
> servers. I'm interested in both suggestions for hardware and mail
> servers that would make for the best FreeBSD based mail server.
> I've only got about two dozen users, though they are all very heavy
> users of email. I'm using IMAP, and I'd like to continue to do so.
That's a small user base, so you don't "need" to invest much in hardware.
For the server, I highly recommend Postfix.
> Finally, we have quite a few aliases I'd want to port over to a
> new server.
That should be fairly straightforward; for hints, see the mailing list
archive for your MTA, or ask them the question.
Sahil Tandon <sahil at tandon.net>
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