Best mail transfer agent ?

Peter Corlett abuse at
Thu Jun 29 11:36:07 BST 2006

On 29 Jun 2006, at 11:28, Anthony Newman wrote:
> Exim works very nicely for me. Qmail sucks rocks and is just  
> horrible to
> work with; only suitable if you really must absolutely handle the
> highest throughput of mail. Postfix is pretend sendmail.

Postfix is pretend qmail as well.

Exim makes a good default choice if you don't know why you might need  
one of the others. It's reasonably efficient, quite flexible, and  
exim.conf is more fun to hack on than the equivalents of other MTAs.

More information about the mailing list