[lug] postfix mail preference

Sean Reifschneider jafo at tummy.com
Fri Dec 8 21:19:50 MST 2006

On Fri, Dec 08, 2006 at 08:38:12PM -0700, bgiles at coyotesong.com wrote:
>> What do people prefer for database with postfix, and why?
>I believe the recommendation is neither.  Maintain your primary

vPostMaster uses Postgres for Dovecot and Postfix account information and
then it uses a Postfix external policy filter, that also uses the database
information to influence the anti-spam at SMTP time.

Yes, using a postfix map is lighter weight...

>(Aside: one of my pet peeves is the apache -> rdbms loggers.  Yes, I wrote
>one myself in my misspent youth.  But it's insane.  You should use a
>standard logger (to fifo?) and have a second process responsible for
>copying that data into the database.)


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