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Re: Sendmail vs Exim vs Others

On Fri, 30 Jan 2004 15:50:54 +1100
"Ian Perry" <iperry@inertia.com.au> wrote:

> Hi,
> I know this question is subjective to personal preferences....  Is there an
> advantage to exim over sendmail or vice versa for ease of setup/maintenance
> etc ?  I would be interested in comments from those who have used both.
> Is there something better than either of them ?
> I have very little experience with either of them, and have found nothing in
> the archives on the subject.  I need something extremely simple to simply
> send and receive mail, but not to be an open relay.
> I have been to both exim and sendmail websites and both 'seem' to do pretty
> much the same job and can get as complex as you want.
> Ian
Exim is better than sendmail, apparently it has so many holes even the creator of the programme has found other work, writing for eweek, or some such.
Exim may take a little bit of research, as I understand it, some of the packages suitable for exim3 still have to be upgraded for exim4, or exim4 Heavy. But that shouldn't be too long in happening.


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