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[SLE] Postfix mail server
  • From: Paul Cooper <mail.phatlip@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 20:49:52 +1100
  • Message-id: <1afc9e020512020149y5e504349l6633414cdf85bd86@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 12/2/05, Paul Cooper <mail.phatlip@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi, i currenty have a couple of servers running a qmail/vpopmail that server
> some mail for me. However i wanted to convert to postfix due to its good
> reputation and the fact that i'm now using SuSE and it seems to be the
> preferred server.
>
> 1) what are the requirements to get a server that authenticates SMTP
> requests, serves imap/pop3 mail and does everything with virtual domains.
>
> I would prefer to use mysql as the virtual domain handling, however - the
> default install of postfix on suse 9.3 doesn't support this correct? so...
>
> 2) what other method that suse's postfix does support is recommended.
>
> I _have_ googled this and unfortunately nearly everything i have come across
> that uses virtual domains, uses mysql, and i would really like a 'SuSE
> config' . However, if mysql (or any SQL db really) is the best way - then
> i'm happy to compile from source. I'm just being overwhelmed with the
> different daemons/programs people are using to get a mail server running,
> and i'm sure from one tutorial to another they are simply replacing one
> program with another - but then i see both of them used in the next
> tutorial. (ie one has SASL, then one had mysql - then one had SASL and mysql
> :( ).
>
> 3) If anyone has a suse specific mail server set-up tutorial, i'd love to
> have the link.

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