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Date:      Wed, 20 Dec 2006 07:27:49 -0800
From:      David Newman <dnewman@networktest.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: small mail server
Message-ID:  <45895675.2070303@networktest.com>
In-Reply-To: <45894CED.8060906@chamonix.reportlab.co.uk>
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On 12/20/06 6:47 AM, Robin Becker wrote:
> Jeff Palmer wrote:
>> At 06:23 AM 12/20/2006, you wrote:
> ........
>>
>> Robin,
>>
>> I've had much success with the following guide.
>> http://www.thekeyboardcowboys.org/help/fbsd_postfix/FreeBSD_Postfix.html
>>
>> It mentions everything you have above, with SMTP AUTH (you don't have
>> to check mail before sending)
>>
>>
>> Hope it helps,
> .......
> I've heard lots about Postfix, but have never used it. Since the box is
> currently only using sendmail for outgoing stuff I guess it shouln't be
> too much of a pain to try it out. I've actually been considering using a
> jail to do this so it should be fairly easy to do.

In my experience Postfix is simpler to administer than Sendmail, but it
really depends on what you're familiar with.

This might be overkill for your needs, but here's a useful guide to
setting up Postfix and Squirrelmail for virtual domains:

http://www.wistful.net/wiki/Ed's_FreeBSD_Virtual_Mail_How-To

There are similar howtos for exim and qmail but I haven't tried these:

http://www.tty1.net/virtual_domains_en.html
http://freebsd.qmailrocks.org/

dn


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