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Re: switching from exim to postfix

Adam Borowski <kilobyte@angband.pl> writes:
> On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 10:50:45PM +0200, Carsten Hey wrote:

>> Looks like the DragonFly Mail Agent (dma), which already has been
>> mentioned in this thread, could become a decent default for Wheezy+1
>> after some small changes.
>> In a nutshell: it's able to deliver locally and remotely, has a queue,
>> supports TLS/SSL, does not listen on port 25 and instead of running as
>> daemon, it if run every 5 minutes via cron to flush the queue.

> I hope you mean: to run retries (in which case every 5 minutes is an
> overkill).

> Delaying every outgoing mail by 5 minutes doesn't sound like a good idea
> to me.

I think that was Carsten's point about switching to incron, which would
then do the right thing for new outgoing mail.  You'd still need timed
handling of queued mail for retries.

(I was not previously familiar with incron; what a neat idea!)

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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