[CentOS] Which is better? Microsoft Exchange 2016 or Linux-based SMTP Servers?

Bernard Lheureux bernard.lheureux at bbsoft4.org
Wed Jul 18 19:47:16 UTC 2018

On 18/07/2018 17:04, Turritopsis Dohrnii Teo En Ming wrote:

Zarafa is also a very good Linux Exchange Like !!!
> Good evening from Singapore,
> I am torn between deploying Microsoft Exchange 2016 and Linux-based
> SMTP servers like sendmail, postfix, qmail and exim.
> Relative ease of installation and configuration is an important
> consideration factor.
> Microsoft Exchange 2016, Domain Controller, and Active Directory are
> relatively easy to install and configure. Linux-based SMTP servers are
> extremely difficult to install and configure and of course, extremely
> time-consuming.
> One of the features of Microsoft Exchange 2016 is that you can create
> additional folders on your Inbox in the server (server-side). Can
> Linux-based SMTP servers do that?
> Does Exchange 2016 offer more user-friendly features or Linux-based
> SMTP servers?
> Besides the above considerations, how about security? Traditionally,
> Linux is far more secure than Windows.
> Judging by security, Linux-based SMTP servers ought to have a higher percentage of the market share?
> Finally, I can only use Windows Server 2016 Standard Evaluation Copy FREE for a period of 3 years MAXIMUM. But I can use Linux servers and Mail Transport Agents (MTA) FREE perpetually.

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