The qmail Handbook / Edition 1

The qmail Handbook / Edition 1

by Dave Sill
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The qmail Handbook / Edition 1

The qmail Handbook is designed to guide system and mail administrators of all levels of experience through the installation, configuration, and maintenance of the qmail server. Dave Sill's background as a long-time qmail user, system administrator, and technical support agent gives him ability to address a wide audience. He also wrote "Life with qmail", a qmail guide published on the Web. See

Sill's book guides the reader through every step of the process in setting up and running a qmail server. Assistance is provided for making the various decisions that must be made throughout the process. Advanced topics such as mailing list managers, controlling spam, mailbox services, secure networking, troubleshooting, and performance tuning are also covered. Sill also discusses qmail's features, history, and competition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781893115408
Publisher: Apress
Publication date: 10/18/2001
Edition description: 1st Corrected ed. 2002. Corr. 3rd printing 2001
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 7.52(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to qmail
Chapter 2: Installing qmail
Chapter 3: Configuring qmail: The Basics
Chapter 4: Using qmail
Chapter 5: Managing qmail
Chapter 6: Troubleshooting qmail
Chapter 7: Configuring qmail: Advanced Options
Chapter 8: Controlling Junk Mail
Chapter 9: Managing Mailing Lists
Chapter 10: Serving Mailboxes
Chapter 11: Hosting Virtual Domains and Users
Chapter 12: Understanding Advanced Topics
Appendix A: How qmail Works
Appendix B: Related Packages
Appendix C: An Internet Mail Primer
Appendix D: qmail Features
Appendix E: Error Messages
Appendix F: Gotchas

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