Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.


  Search this Thread
Old 03-04-2007, 07:54 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jan 2007
Posts: 18

Rep: Reputation: 0
PostFix, Sendmail - what's better for Maia?


I want to test spamassassin as a frontend spam filter. The web-frontend I plan to use is Maia Mailguard.

But which MTA should I use? Sendmail is the default MTA of my distribution (CentOS4.4). But most tutorials use postfix.

I also found that many people say that sendmail is not secure.

So pls - What should I use?

Old 03-04-2007, 11:37 AM   #2
Registered: Apr 2002
Location: in a fallen world
Distribution: slackware by choice, others too :} ... android.
Posts: 23,067
Blog Entries: 11

Rep: Reputation: 910Reputation: 910Reputation: 910Reputation: 910Reputation: 910Reputation: 910Reputation: 910Reputation: 910
Sendmail has a long history of past exploits, but that
shouldn't concern you too much these days. Personally
I'd go with postfix because it's (very) quick and the
configuration is far less obscure.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
maia mailguard errors wardjame Linux - Software 0 08-14-2006 01:28 PM
postfix vs. sendmail ? zahra79 Linux - Networking 2 10-18-2005 02:04 AM
Sendmail vs Postfix IloveSuSE Linux - Software 4 05-27-2004 01:49 PM
Using Postfix instead of Sendmail Santosh_d Linux - General 0 05-18-2004 08:42 AM
Is this possible with Sendmail/Postfix? pembo13 Linux - Software 0 11-19-2003 07:59 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:52 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration