[Centos] Postfix on Centos3.3
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Thu Dec 16 00:44:57 UTC 2004
On Wed, 2004-12-15 at 16:18 -0800, Michael Rock wrote:
> Hi, as far as security advisories from Redhat I only
> see the last update to Postfix being 9/2/04
That is what I am using.
> Centos3.3 however added a newer version that I am
> currently using which matches the last 2.0 version
> official release at postfix.org.
That is a contrib package ... meaning someone other than the official
CentOS maintainers provided it. It is NOT the official CentOS-3
> Since I am running this as my public smtp server it
> makes me wonder why Redhat has not moved to Postfix
> 2.1 which is the latest official release.
RedHat has a policy of backporting fixes ... see this link:
> Anyone have a opinion whether it is safe to stick with
> Redhats Postfix's release on a public smtp server or
> should I move to 2.1?
RedHat's official versions are (in my opinion) the best from a security
> -- Mike
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