[CentOS] Exim VS Postfix (no flame wars please)

Rudi Ahlers rudiahlers at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 16:07:43 UTC 2010


On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 5:57 PM, Paul Graydon <paulgraydon at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> I've never found it particularly necessary to tune exim, out of the box
> with a basic configuration it handles itself very well and scales nicely
> even up to heavy loads.  I've used it in 100k+ e-mails a day
> environments without any stability or performance problems.  It's a
> rather popular mail server in the UK, possibly by nature of it's origins
> at Cambridge.
>
> I've not spent much time using postfix, but every time I have it's been
> relatively straightforward and intuitive as well.  Always seems to
> perform well too :)
>
> I rather feel its a bit of a case of 6 of one, half a dozen of the
> other.  Both tackle the same problem from slightly different angles, and
> both have achieved excellence in their own ways.
>
> There is a great introduction to configuring exim on this site:
> http://www.exim-new-users.co.uk
>
> Paul
> _______________________________________________
>
>
Thanx guys, this is as much as I thought :) There's no real benefit in
choosing one over the other, but rather use what I know.



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