[CentOS] Postfix vs Sendmail

Sat Nov 2 13:00:23 UTC 2013
Andrew Holway <andrew.holway at gmail.com>

I think "sane" people use exim nowadays.

On 2 November 2013 12:57, Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net> wrote:
> I have two CentOS-6.4 servers, in different places.
> I am running postfix/amavis on one, and sendmail/procmail on the other.
> I don't recall having any difficulty setting up sendmail many years ago
> using sendmail.mc .
> But I found postfix very complicated to setup last year.
> (It's working fine now.)
> I recall that when I asked for advice
> one person advised me to read 2 books on postfix,
> and another advised me to pay someone to set it up.
> I asked why postfix was preferable, but didn't any convincing reply.
> The general response was along the lines that it was the "modern" way.
> Having looked into postfix/amavis a little further,
> it seems to me to involve excessively complicated processes
> (at least for a simple home server)
> with email going along spaghetti-like routes.
> Am I alone in this view?
> --
> Timothy Murphy
> e-mail: gayleard /at/ eircom.net
> School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
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