[CentOS] Re: sendmail aliases

Wed Apr 2 21:16:43 UTC 2008
Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>

on 4-2-2008 1:46 PM Chris Miller spake the following:
> John Plemons wrote:
>> Real simple answer, switch to Postfix and dump sendmail.  Then edit 
>> your alias file to add the aliases, run newaliases and you're done...
> I just don't understand why people still gripe about Sendmail. Yeah, it 
> was a force to be reckoned with in the early days, but it's stupid 
> simple to configure these days, and it's pretty much the default in most 
> *nix distributions. Aside from some folks being intimidated by the 
> thought of mc files and running m4, it's pretty much *as simple* to 
> configure as Postfix.
> If Postfix works for you, hey great, you're free to run whatever you 
> want. Telling someone to switch MTAs in the context of "how do I restore 
> previous functionality in a program I choose to use" is not very 
> constructive.
> Not trying to start a flame war or anything, but just had to say something.
> Regards,
>     Chris
I was biting my tongue also. I even had a page long reply typed up, but 
decided instead to hit delete and go on to other things.

I still say that the tool you are most familiar with is the tool you should use.

MailScanner is like deodorant...
You hope everybody uses it, and
you notice quickly if they don't!!!!

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