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Old 03-13-2009, 05:09 PM   #1
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postfix queue question

We're looking to replace our Windows SMTP server (purely outgoing mail) with postfix.

Two questions:

Does postfix's queue work like Microsoft where you can just drop an email into it and postfix will send it out? I tried to do that in the /var/spool/postfix/incoming directory and nothing happened.

Also, can postfix handle queues of 200,000 and more well?
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Haven't tried it, and didn't research much ... but the fact that this perl cpan module
came up as the first hit in a google search for
postfix inject mail directly into queue directory
lends itself to suggest that you can't?

And yes, 200K isn't a problem...

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