Slightly OT: switching from Postfix to Sendmail

Drew Marshall drew at
Sat Feb 18 15:54:52 GMT 2006

On 7 Feb 2006, at 05:19, smlists at wrote:

> Hi all. I've been running MailScanner/Mailwatch with Postfix on  
> Fedora Core (now at 4) for quite a while now, and it's been great.
> However, I want to switch to Sendmail. I'm pretty sure I can find  
> most of the settings in MailScanner.conf, and the Fedora system- 
> switch-mail command should keep the rest of the system happy. That  
> said, I'm a Netware/Windows guy, and not what I'd call an  
> experienced Linux guy.
> Is there anything I'm forgetting, or any gotchas I should know  
> about before I go ahead?

Not really, other than configuring Sendmail, which IMHO, compared to  
Postfix is some what trickier but there is loads of useful stuff out  
there and Google is your friend :-)

Just out of interest, why the switch?


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