Going away from Sendmail

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Going away from Sendmail

Postby Shuro » Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:32 am

First: Sendmail is evil :!:
Second: Configuration is a mess, other mailserver like postfix are 100-times better

Please go away from Sendmail, everything is better, even a own programmed mailserver.
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Re: Going away from Sendmail

Postby emgee » Fri Jul 22, 2011 4:54 am

I would be willing to contribute financially toward switching to postfix. maschoff, how much would that cost? :)
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Re: Going away from Sendmail

Postby maschoff » Fri Jul 22, 2011 8:55 am

It is not a matter of money, but a matter of religion!

No, honestly, we would have no problem if someone replaces sendmail with postfix and we would put that change into the mainline. But we do not know postfix and we do not have the time to learn it and integrate it.

So, I would suggest that someone from the OpenEMM community who knows postfix well tackles this issue. And if there are technical questions in the process regarding OpenEMM code we would be glad to answer them.
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Re: Going away from Sendmail

Postby dtouzeau » Thu Jul 28, 2011 12:16 am

I'm ready to help...
I have dev skills and Postfix skills
I'm the founder of this project : http://www.artica.fr has the Postfix administration main interface in ajax
Currently our latest nightly build include OpenEMM support for both automatic installation /watchdog
But we need a real Postfix support...
How to proceed ??
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Re: Going away from Sendmail

Postby dtouzeau » Thu Jul 28, 2011 1:01 am

Just for curious guys here it is screenshots for our latest 1.5.072801 beta version

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Re: Going away from Sendmail

Postby jalmasi » Mon Sep 19, 2011 11:55 am

My suggestion is JAMES:
http://james.apache.org/
... and get rid of sendmail and python smtp proxy, making OpenEMM really portable.
We could even run OpenEMM and MTA in the same JVM.

I will not vote on this for you're asking for wrong answers:)
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