Postfix rules, Dovecot or cyrus, though dovecot seems more managable

my take running an ISP based mail system
Postfix Definately
Qmail, its ok, in most cases scenerios
Exim - No way

and Dovecot or Cyrus for imaps/imap

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 10:05 PM, Oliver Fromme <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

> Patrick Baldwin wrote:
>  > Hi all, I've got an older Solaris system running Sendmail for my
>  > mail server right now.  It's about time to replace it, and I'm
>  > thinking FreeBSD might be the best choice of OS for the replacement.
>  >
>  > However, it's been some time since I looked into options for mail
>  > servers.  I'm interested in both suggestions for hardware and mail
>  > servers that would make for the best FreeBSD based mail server.
>  >
>  > I've only got about two dozen users, though they are all very heavy
>  > users of email.  I'm using IMAP, and I'd like to continue to do so.
>  >
>  > Finally, we have quite a few aliases I'd want to port over to a
>  > new server.
> I also recommend dovecot.  I'm using it for several years
> without a problem, and it was quite simple to setup.
> I'm using it with sendmail, though (not postfix), because
> I've been using sendmail for almost 20 years and haven't
> had a reason to switch.  If you're already familiar with
> sendmail on Solaris, then I recommend you continue using
> sendmail on FreeBSD (it's the default MTA that comes with
> the base system).
> Having said that, Postfix _is_ a very good MTA, I'm using
> it at work.  If you're willing to switch and invest a
> little bit of time learning something new, then Postfix
> is certainly a good choice.  It's quite easy to install
> Postfix from the ports collection.
> Best regards
>   Oliver
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