mail server best practices question
Ned Slider wrote:
> Coert wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> About a year ago I set up a mail server on CentOS using this howto:
>> I managed to add amavisd-new with clamav and spamassassin.
>> It runs very well, but it runs on CentOS 5.2, and if I try to upgrade,
>> amavisd-new and clamav break.
>> we are now also at the point where a backup mx will need to be implemented.
>> If necessary I am willing to implement a new mail server and a new
>> backup mx.
>> What I would like to know is what solution you guys would recommend for
>> the mail server and the backup MX?
>> Any pointers would be greatly appreciated.
> I would follow the CentOS Wiki HowTo docs for Postfix, which are
> currently maintained for CentOS 5:
> If things break, report it and I'll fix the documentation. I'm running
> that setup so I do tend to notice when things break.
> I've recently updated to the latest amavisd-new, clamav and spamassassin
> - all largely without issue but I would always advise you read the
> release notes and track their respective mailing lists for potential issues.
> CentOS mailing list
Thank you for the links, and all the work you put in!
I also obtained Oreilly's Definitive Guide to Postfix, for some extra
reading, also because I will need virtual domains..
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