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Marcus Brim
January 3, 2007 16:20
RE: Re: qmail port
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Almost  missed this question...

I'm using qpsmtpd because it blocks spam better than any other method
I've tried.   I haven't tried using qpsmtpd to do the forwarding to my
internal mailserver at all.  Thought about it, but nixed it because I
needed something running quickly, and already had qmail configured for

If it's a better method, I will do it.  I know that running both consume
a lot of overhead.

-----Original Message-----
From: news [] On Behalf Of Robin Bowes
Sent: Wednesday, January 03, 2007 1:32 PM
Subject: Re: qmail port

Marcus Brim wrote:
> " IMO, nobody should run qmail's smtp daemon these days."
> I run it in the configuration that Charlie's asking about, and it 
> seems to work well.   Forwards to port 2525 where qmail picks it up.
> If there's a better way to run qpsmtpd without qmail, please post -
> I'd be interested in trying that one out to see if it's better than

I use qpsmtpd as a drop-in replacement for qmail-smtpd.

For what purpose are you forwarding to qmail-smtpd? Why not just have
qpsmtpd deliver the msgs directly?


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