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Re: Sendmail or Qmail ? ..

so how does exim compare in all of this?


On Thu, 04 Sep 2003 18:10, Alex Borges wrote:
> It all depends....
> qmail has a very non standard way of being managed. Its almost
> meta-unix. That said, its VERY flexible, extremely powerfull, once you
> get a hang of it INCREDEBLY EASY to manage. And it has no paralell in
> security (AGES and AGES better than sendmail)
> Sadly, its non free. You cannot distribute binaries of it, you can not
> distribute it modified (have to distribute the patches separately). Even
> if debian has very good packages for it, the license defeats the good
> system in debian so you still have to go through some extra work to get
> it to work. Anything you want to do to it in terms of features is patch
> and recompile.
> Anyhow, qmail is what i use for the big things, postfix for the small
> things, sendmail is an urban legend. I HATE it.
> El jue, 04-09-2003 a las 00:43, Rudi Starcevic escribió:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Sorry to bother you all with this repeat question.
> > I've have searched around and seen plenty of opinions but I'd like to
> > ask again and get the latest from this list.
> >
> > Sendmail or Qmail ? That is my question.
> >
> > Currently we use Sendmail. It's worked fine, well actually problem free
> > so better than fine  - I've got the Sendmail book and all.
> > However we will be setting up some new email servers soon and I'm
> > considering Qmail.
> >
> > As I hold this list in high regard I'll base my final decision on the
> > feedback I get from this list.
> >
> > At this stage I'm leaning towards sticking with Sendmail but something
> > inside wants to know more about Qmail.
> >
> > If you *had* to pick one of these two which would it be ?
> >
> > Many thanks
> > Best regards
> > Rudi.

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