[CentOS] smtp+pop3+imap+tls+webmail+anti spam+anti virus
rgm at htt-consult.com
Mon Nov 23 13:27:47 UTC 2009
Eugeneapolinary Ju wrote:
> does anyone has a good howto, docs how to set up an smtp, pop3, imap server, with webmail, and has anti virus solution, and even spam filtering? :D [plus secure connection for the clients :D ]
> wich softwares are the best for this? [e.g.: "vsftpd is the most secure ftp server"..]
> users would be from /etc/passwd [so not virtual users]
There is a tutorial for using Postfix, Courier, Squirelmail, and mySQL
on FC10 at:
We have gotten this working on Amahi (amahi.org), see:
I have been running this since mid september (I was bigfoot's beta
tester). I run 4 domains and about 30 users on a 1Ghz/512Mb Compaq SFF
server. I process around 5000+ smtp connections/day or which only half
get processed as 'reasonable' connections and 2/3 of that get canned as
spam resulting in ~700/day good messages. So the system really works to
filter out the trash.
We are working on moving Amahi to FC11 and develop a Centos version.
I tried contribs.org, but I could not 'live' with the limitation of an
email address in only one domain and the workaround to deal with it. My
address of 'rgm' is used in a number of my domains, for example.
The mySQL tables for the above setup are easy to manage. All the mail
ends up in /home/vmail/<domain>/user, making it easy to manage. I ran
SCALIX for about 7 years, and all the mail in a SQL database was nothing
but a pain.
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