+1 for Postfix as it generally tends to be easier to setup and it's
extremely reliable. It's also very easy to integrate with *SQL and LDAP.
Also, have a look at installing Dovecot for POP/IMAP and using Postfix
with Dovecot's local delivery agent.
However, I will say that the one feature I love in Exim which I haven't
seen an equivalent of in Postfix is:
exim -d -bt user at example.com
This looks at the address, user at example.com in this case, and will tell
you exactly how it's going to handle it. For example, is it going to be
sent to an external MX or a localhost user.
On 31/01/12 17:05, kevin wrote:
> Postfix is easy to set up and will do everything you could possibly want
> and probably a lot more. I have looked at Exim in the past but
> eventually went with Postfix and have used it for the last ten years for
> our works mail server with no issues.
>> Postfix also has a nice pointy/clicky webmin module.
>> Another vote for Postfix.
>>> -----Original Message-----
> From: FRLinux <frlinux at frlinux.eu>
> To: Dmitry Tikhomirov <chani at me.com>
> Cc: Ilug <ilug at linux.ie>
> Subject: Re: [ILUG] exim or postfix advice
> Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 16:51:00 -0000
>> On Mon, January 30, 2012 7:33 pm, Dmitry Tikhomirov wrote:
>> exim is very flexible, is can be easy connected with mysql, dspam or
>> So does postfix. I have done various setups in the last 12 years, all on
> postfix, and it can do everything.
>> Never touched exim so not wishing to start a troll right here :)
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