Postfix anti-antivirus (was Re: [linux-elitists] procmail recipe for mydoom?)
Tue Feb 3 19:00:24 PST 2004
On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 08:23:53PM -0500, Andrew wrote:
> Actually that's something I'd be interested in hearing the other elitists'
> opinions on -- MTAs that give you
> a) qmail's security and speed
(Exim has the speed, but not the security model)
> b) Maildir/
postfix/exim/any MTA with procmail as an LDA
> c) SMTP-TLS
All of them pretty much
> d) virtual users
> e) IMAP/POP solutions that work with d)
> f) qmail-style "on the fly" aliases (user-alias@domain)
exim and most likely postfix too
(actuall even sendmail)
> g) easy and fast mailing lists
exim+mailman isn't bad, although mailman isn't as smart as ezmlm
> h) administrative software for d), f) and g)
> My qmail patchlist is quite long actually:
Yep, since it's dead software, you're in patching hell, patches that
have not been tested to work together.
That's one of the mali reasons why having to run qmail nowadays sucks
Note BTW, that you can do more than half those things in exim4 just with
its config file and no source code patches
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