[CentOS] Recommend Mail Server

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Mon Nov 23 18:46:23 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-11-23 at 13:30 -0500, Susan Day wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 1:23 PM, Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com>
> wrote:
>         yum install postfix system-switch-mail
>         # edit /etc/postfix/main.conf
>         system-switch-mail # choose postfix, confirm
>         # done
> Craig, I stopped qmail, which I had installed outside of yum, turning
> off sendmail first, then I just did a yum install postfix and (I
> believe) /etc/init.d/postfix start or some such and it's sending
> email. All well, or should I do a yum remove postfix and then your
> commands?
No but you need to do this then...

chkconfig postfix on
chkconfig sendmail off

and if there is some mechanism for starting qmail on startup, you will
have to disable it...perhaps there is a sysv initscript that you can
discover here...

chkconfig --list


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