[CentOS] Which is better? Microsoft Exchange 2016 or Linux-based SMTP Servers?
alice at domblogger.net
Wed Jul 18 17:29:33 UTC 2018
On 07/18/2018 10:24 AM, Andrew Holway wrote:
>>> Still a lot better than trying to run your own hodge-podge of nightmares
>>> on Linux.
>> Beg pardon? Did I make a mistake on the email address? I thought this went
>> to the CentOS general discussion list.
> I specifically meant setting up and running email services on linux is not
> for the feint of heart and delivers little real value considering the
> plethora of free and commercial email services available.
I would disagree.
Postfix and Dovecot are both very well documented.
Running the server yourself protects your users from content scanning by
the companies that profit from tracking users.
And running itself lets you run DANE for SMTP which makes MITM a lot
more difficult when the other server you are talking to supports DANE
The major e-mail services do not offer that.
Sure it is more work, but it isn't that difficult to get it right.
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