[Lvlug] Re: Mail transfer server recommendations
Faber J. Fedor
faber at linuxnj.com
Sun Jan 14 13:48:42 EST 2007
On 14/01/07 11:04 -0500, Ricardo SIGNES wrote:
> * "Faber J. Fedor" <faber at linuxnj.com> [2007-01-14T10:33:50]
> > I've heard good things about Exim and it's spam-handling abilities. I
> > might try that on the next machne I set up.
> What have you heard that Exim can do that Postfix can't (easily)?
I don't know about "easily" but I haven't been able to match the spam filtering
success has had with Exim: http://linuxgazette.net/127/moen.html
> ...and if you want to be even more jargonial, the MTA doesn't genearlly deliver
> email, it just passes it to an MDA for delivery. (Popular MDAs include
> procmail, qmail-local, the postfix local(8) program, fetchmail, and maildrop.)
I was goingto mention MDAs, but didnt feel like adding another
paragraph. What can I say? It's a lazy Sunday afternoon.
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