[lug] mail server preference

Ken MacFerrin lists at macferrin.com
Fri Dec 8 15:12:00 MST 2006

dio2002 at indra.com wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 08, 2006 at 06:13:34AM +0000, D. Stimits wrote:
>>> If the system has installed sendmail initially, what breaks when
>>> removing sendmail, followed by installing postfix as a substitute? Since
>> "yum install -y postfix; rpm -e sendmail"
>> Because of the alternatives system, it's not a problem at all.
>> Sean
> sean, do you use sendmail or postfix over at tummy.. just curious?
> the general consensus (and what i thought) is that postfix has become the
> favorite these days for many of the reasons listed ...

It's all in the SMTP headers:

"Received: from newcommunity.tummy.com (localhost [])	by
new.community.tummy.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id C06E4201A1CE;	Fri,  8
Dec 2006 15:07:07 -0700 (MST)"

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