Upgrade Recommendations

Mike Jakubik mikej at rogers.com
Wed Jun 14 05:56:26 IST 2006

Shortt, Kevin wrote:
> Hello Everyone, 
> I need to upgrade my current setup. I am looking for some advice from a
> higher level. (at first anyway)
> This is what I have:
>    O/S:  RHEL 3
>    (all rpms below..)
>    MailScanner-perl-MIME-Base64-3.05-5
>    sendmail-8.12.11-4.RHEL3.4
>    sendmail-cf-8.12.11-4.RHEL3.4
>    mailscanner-4.36.4-1
>    perl-MailTools-1.50-1
>    spamassassin-2.55-3.4
> I purchase an entitlement from RH to be able easily update my server.
> However, RH does NOT support sendmail 8.13.x on RHEL3...
> NOR spamassasin 3.0.x on RHEL3 either.
> I am willing to upgrade both manually against RH support.
> My question:
> Which should I tackle first.??
> Spamassasin...then sendmail...then MS?

The OS, then the application. I would recommend you try FreeBSD, updates 
and upgrades are always free, and the ports system does an excellent job 
at managing the MailScanner installation.

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