[Box-Admins] Moving lists | server suggestions

Tobias Pape Das.Linux at gmx.de
Fri Oct 14 19:15:54 UTC 2016


On 14.10.2016, at 21:12, Chris Muller <asqueaker at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sorry for asking a dumb question -- does qmail have anything to do
> with our mailing list console and archive, at:
>    http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/mailman/listinfo/squeak-dev
> ?

No, that interface is being generated by mailman itself.
What I talk about is the software that receives mail and delivers it 
to mailman and to, for example, you :)

Best regards

> 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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