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Old 05-08-2009, 11:05 PM   #1
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Sendmail is installed as default MTA. How do I switch to Postfix as MTA?


Sendmail is installed as default MTA. How do I switch to Postfix as MTA?
Thanks for those helping me on this issue.

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Old 05-09-2009, 12:57 AM   #2
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What distro are you using?
 
Old 05-09-2009, 01:03 PM   #3
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If you are using RHEL you need to install the rpm, which will be available on the Server directory of one of your 5 installation CDs or the Server directory on the DVD, called "system-switch-mail-<press tab key >.rpm. I think it's system-switch-mail-gnome rpm package...Install it and then type
[ ]#system-switch-mail
and now you have the option to switch between the 2 MTAs.

hope this helps..!!
 
Old 05-10-2009, 10:21 PM   #4
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What distro are you using?
fedora 10, there is no tool to switch between the 2 MTA like RHEL 5
 
Old 05-10-2009, 10:24 PM   #5
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I use Fedora 10. There is no tool to switch between the 2 MTA
 
Old 05-11-2009, 02:10 AM   #6
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There is a tool to switch between different MTA's like saagar said, but what I do is install postfix and then uninstall sendmail.

As root...
Code:
service sendmail stop
yum -y install postfix && yum -y remove sendmail
chkconfig postfix on
service postfix start
 
  


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