[oclug] Re: [SLE] Postfix
Christopher W. Aiken
cwaiken at telerama.com
Tue Jan 23 20:00:13 EST 2001
On Tue, 23 Jan 2001, b stephen harding wrote:
->This may or may not be a question for SuSE users. Presently, I believe
->that Sendmail is running by default on a SuSE 7.0 box. Now I have for the
->past year heard more and more suggestions, that it is better to be running
->Postfix or Qmail instead. If this is so, I'm thinking of running
->Postfix. My reasoning is from numerous posts, Postfix is said to be easy
->to work with and secure.
->If I uninstall Sendmail what will get broken on my SuSE 7.0? What should I
->be look for in advance to make sure there is a smooth transition.
->Just one additional note, this is not a network but a standalone machine,
->if that should matter.
It's been a while since I installed and SuSE, but if I remember
correctly, just use yast. Delete sendmail and yast should give
you a warning and ask you to choose one of several. Just choose
BTW.... SuSE 7.0 was the only system I could NOT get sendmail to
work. I always installed postfix. Worked great right "out of the box"
w/o any tweaking.
Christopher W. Aiken, Scenery Hill, Pa, USA
chris at cwaiken dot com, www.cwaiken.com
Debian GNU/Linux 2.2_r2 & FreeBSD 4.2 RELEASE
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