Running qmail

Running qmail

by Richard Blum
     
 
Running qmail will enable you to install and operate an Internet email server on your local network without having to buy an expensive commercial email system and pay for user licenses. This book includes on CD the qmail email software package, which is in wide use on the Internet without any books documenting how to install, configure, and operate the email server

Overview

Running qmail will enable you to install and operate an Internet email server on your local network without having to buy an expensive commercial email system and pay for user licenses. This book includes on CD the qmail email software package, which is in wide use on the Internet without any books documenting how to install, configure, and operate the email server effectively. There are step-by-step examples detailing the installation and configuration of qmail along with reference based chapters pertaining to qmail features. The FreeBSD operating system will be utilized to demonstrate concepts throughout the book. After reading this book, network administrators will possess a good understanding of how email is transferred between email hosts and clients in the Internet environment. You will also possess knowledge of how to use the qmail email software package in a standard Unix/Linux environment.

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Booknews
This book/CD-ROM package provides information and techniques needed to install and configure qmail on Unix and to implement a qmail server for popular Linux distributions, and discusses PPP support and dial-in customers. Defines needs and functions of all e-mail servers, gives instructions for establishing an e-mail server, and discusses qmail configuration and operational parameter file formats and content, qmail mailbox file formats, migrating from sendmail to qmail, and qmail helper programs. The CD-ROM contains source code and utilities. Blum is a network and systems administrator for a large government organization. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780672319457
Publisher:
Sams
Publication date:
08/18/2000
Series:
Sams White Bks.
Pages:
540
Product dimensions:
7.33(w) x 9.07(h) x 1.29(d)

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