[Box-Admins] Moving lists | server suggestions

Chris Muller asqueaker at gmail.com
Fri Oct 14 19:12:46 UTC 2016

Sorry for asking a dumb question -- does qmail have anything to do
with our mailing list console and archive, at:



I do like that system for its Linux-industrial nature.  Its archive is
accessible and search-engine indexed.  I don't know about Postfix or any
other solution, but I would be hesitant to introduce a disruption into
the archive (could it be imported into Postfix?) or the subscriptions
or anything else to fix something that ain't broke..

On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 1:24 PM, Tobias Pape <Das.Linux at gmx.de> wrote:
> Dear all
> I need an opinion.
> It seems infeasible to retain qmail as the mail-server for our mailing lists.
> That's because implementing SPF (required by major domains, eg google and such)
> _REQUIRES_ us to implement SRS, which is not compiled into qmails by default.
> Postfix is reasonably easy to configure and with postsrs, an SRS solution exists.
> And it works, I use it on my private server. Also, we'd get the benefit of being
> able to use more advances spam filtering, because viable solutions that don't need
> a Ph.D. in configure-by-source-code-patching-and-editing exists.
> Does this sound sane or should I make an effort to retain qmail?
> (The quicker the responses are, the quicker I can make the move).
> Best regards
>         -Tobias

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