Author: JT Smith
Tired of the sendmail’s cryptic configuration, or do you find yourself complaining about its speed? Well then, postfix could be the MTA for you. The Postfix website defines postfix as a MTA which “attempts to provide an alternative to the widely-used Sendmail program.” If it’s speed and security you’re looking for, Postfix is a very nominal choice for a MTA. According to the project’s web site, Postfix is up to three times faster than its closest competitor, boasting the capability to send up to 1,000,000 different messages in a day. The story is at BSD Today.