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Install a replacement mail server UNIX
Not sure if this has been posted here yet, but though it might be of interest. Turning your OSX box into a mailserver by replacing sendmail with Postfix. Very easy to follow guide and thorough explanations.

http://www.stepwise.com/Articles/Workbench/eart.index.html

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These instructions are ludicrous
Authored by: sjonke on Jun 12, '01 05:53:53PM

I'd hate to see a "difficult" set of Unix software installation instructions.



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Difficult installations...
Authored by: robg on Jun 12, '01 07:45:10PM

Speaking from personal experience, I always found that the most complex UNIX installation instructions usually started with "To install Linux, you ...." ;-)

OS X is the first UNIX-based OS I've found easy enough to work with to actually learn a bit about the operating system. Mucking about with a sendmail replacement, though, is an advanced topic. If you don't know why you might want your own mailserver (why would you want one?), you probably won't need to install Postfix...

-rob.



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Well, no...
Authored by: themostbob on Mar 11, '02 01:42:56PM

but welcome to *BSD. Anybody up for a ports tree?

Seriously, no they're not especially easy, but that kind of flexibility and power typically costs time and effort in the CLI world.



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