Freebsd, postfix and push email

Ross Cameron abalour at
Sun Mar 28 13:36:59 UTC 2010

On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 6:04 AM, Ron (Lists) <rg.lists at> wrote:
> Is there a way to get my freebsd/postfix setup to send push notifications to
> an iPhone (I assume other smart phones work the same way).  I've searched
> the web and I can't find any information about how to make this work.  I
> know it can be done with Exchange and ActiveSync, but I don't want to run
> any kind of exchange server.
> Thanks for any help, or even a point in the right direction.

FreeBSD is an OS
Postfix is an SMTP server.

What  you want is a email push daemon.
What I would use (and indeed do use) is Funambol, its and open source
push media server.
    And there are software clients for most smart phone OSs.

"Opportunity is most often missed by people because it is dressed in
overalls and looks like work."
    Thomas Alva Edison
    Inventor of 1093 patents, including:
        The light bulb, phonogram and motion pictures.

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