[CentOS] Recommend Mail Server

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Mon Nov 23 19:51:44 UTC 2009


John R. Dennison wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 01:59:40PM -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>   
>> It points you to:  
>> http://howtoforge.net/virtual-users-domains-postfix-courier-mysql-squirrelmail-fedora-10
>>
>> Now granted this is for FC10, but I suspect it would be easy to fit into 
>> Centos.
>>     
>
> 	Please, for the love of god and country, do not follow garbage
> 	like this.  Under "1. Preliminary Note" is this text:
>
> 	"You should make sure that the firewall is off (at least for
> 	now) and that SELinux is disabled (this is important!)".  
>
> 	Documents that advocate disabling SELinux should be tossed
> 	in a pile and set on fire.  Documents that tell you to
> 	disable your firewall with no mention in the remaining
> 	portion of the document to reenable it post install or
> 	how to properly configure it should join the burn pile.
>   

Wow!  I never noticed that, just read right past that.  Thanks for the 
pointing that out.

I am working on the firewall setup for the Amahi work, so tend not to 
pay proper note to things like this.


> 	Howtoforge, while perhaps useful for *something* at *some*
> 	point in time, more often than not provides information
> 	which will either break your system outright or lead to
> 	tears and suffering before bedtime.
>
>
>
>
> 							John
>
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