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KWS notes qmail discussion thread: http://archives.mandrakelinux.com/qmail/2004-05/ Read the thread "[qmail] New qmail mailing list" Some believe qmail is secure but hasn't been updated with new features. What new features it has are done by contributors, not by the author and not certified by him. Some are going to Exim since it has the latest features, although it has had some minor security issues in the recent past. I installed qmail. Last supported package is for Mandrake 9.2 but they say it works in 10.0. I still need to install a patch but haven't figured out how just yet. (Do I need to install qmail-local? qmailctl command is not found...) Configured files under /var/qmail/alias and /var/qmail/control as per byrd, mostly. Copied /etc/aliases file from byrd. After changing config files you have to type: qmailctl cdb - reread config files qmailctl reload - sends HUP signal to program newaliases - read new aliases file This is the Mandrake page I followed that mentions the patch. http://www.short4.co.uk/~mwatts/qmail-howto.html This is a list of all packages that come with Mandrake 10: http://www.mandrakelinux.com/en/10.0/features/15.php3 Remember to allow senders (relayers) here: /etc/tcp.smtp (I think this has now changed to /etc/tcprules.d/qmail-smtp.

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