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Old 11-10-2003, 09:51 PM   #1
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Mail Server Software Choice

I need to setup a mail server with SMTP and POP3 capabilities on a RedHat 9 server, which hosts multiple domains. Sendmail comes bundled with Redhat, but I have heard other good things about mail server software such as qmail or postfix.

What are the highlighted features of each mail server?
Old 11-11-2003, 12:33 AM   #2
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Postfix is made to be secure, fast and stable. I have used both and find that postfix is SO MUCH easier to configure -- you can do it in about 1 hr from source.

The log files in postfix are easier to read and inter... Sendmail was not but with security in mind. You will NEED a book to setup sendmail -- or use the Web GUI config.

Michael. -- Stick with Postfix.


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