[CentOS] Q's about switching from sendmail to postfix

Scot L. Harris webid at cfl.rr.com
Sun Mar 12 01:30:04 UTC 2006

On Sat, 2006-03-11 at 19:16 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-03-04 at 23:04, Joe Klemmer wrote:
> > 	Running CentOS 4.2 with all updates.  I've been using sendmail for my
> > MTA since forever.  I've grown used to it and I can make it do what I
> > want it to.  However (there's always a catch, isn't there)...
> > 
> > 	Lately it seems that some mail is being lost.  I've noticed some
> > instances when a message was sent to myself and others which I will only
> > see if someone replies back to everyone. 
> Some people have reasons for disliking sendmail, but I've never
> heard 'losing mail' as one of them.

Based on the OPs first message it sounds more like his procmail rules
are causing the problem.  It is doubtful that sendmail would be the
source of the problem.

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