[CentOS] deprecations leading up to C8

Fri Sep 20 17:33:38 UTC 2019
Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Fri, Sep 20, 2019 at 02:49:36PM +0200, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> Am 2019-09-20 12:06, schrieb Randal, Phil:
> >When I migrated our mx boxes from CentOS 5 to 7 I made the leap to
> >postfix.
> >
> >I built a test server with postfix etc on it and threw everything I
> >could think of at it before going live.
> >
> >The key is, like in learning a new language, to start thinking in
> >postfix terms instead of thinking in sendmail terms.
> Exactly, I was about to answer the same.
> Postfix has a lot of features build-in Sendmail hasn't. It is
> feature rich and actively developed. Many things you would need a
> milter or complex cf style coding for with Sendmail you can
> configure in Postfix in a simple way.
> >It takes a while to 'get it' but I'm glad we made the link.
> >
> >We search, read as many people's howtos as you can (caveat - they are
> >rarely 100% accurate), and test, test, test before going into
> >production.
> Please, forget about so call howtos or tutorials on the net. They
> are either dated, giving wrong ideas (no, you don't need a MySQL
> server to run Postfix), failing to explain why the author has done
> things the way he writes them up, or they are simply wrong /
> violating best practice.
> Postfix has a very good documentation (compared to the one shipping
> with Sendmail).
> http://www.postfix.org/documentation.html
> http://www.postfix.org/postconf.5.html
> >Cheers,
> >
> >Phil
> Alexander

Thanks to both of you: I'll be pursuing those docs.


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