[CentOS] courier mail for Centos

Thu Dec 6 15:13:45 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

John R. Dennison wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 06, 2012 at 08:42:05AM -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> Are there existing rpms for courier mta?
> Not by any reputable repo, no.  Use dovecot which is supplied by CentOS.
>> http://www.howtoforge.com/virtual-users-and-domains-with-postfix-courier-mysql-and-squirrelmail-fedora-14-x86_64
> People _really_ must stop following garbage like howtoforge.  This site
> inevitably advises to disable selinux and more often than not to do the
> same with your firewall.  Both actions are foolhardy, at best, and
> downright reckless otherwise.
Disabling selinux, or at least setting it to permissive, I agree with.
Turning down your firewall?! Anyone suggesting that is, IMO, either a)
clueless, or b) a malware user/vendor trying to make life easier. Can
anyone think of any other possibilities?