The Book of Postfix

Best practices for Postfix–the popular alternative to Sendmail.

Developed with security and speed in mind, Postfix has become a popular alternative to Sendmail and comes preinstalled in many Linux distributions as the default mailer. The Book of Postfix is a complete guide to Postfix whether used at home, as a mailrelay or virus-scanning gateway, or as a company mailserver. Practical examples show how to deal with daily challenges like protecting mail users from spam and viruses, managing multiple domains, and offering roaming access.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Preparing Your Host and Environment
Chapter 2. Mailserver for a Single Domain
Chapter 3. Dial-up Solution
Chapter 4. Understanding Restrictions
Chapter 5. Restrictions
Chapter 6. Understanding Checks
Chapter 7. Checks
Chapter 8. Understanding Filters
Chapter 9. Filters
Chapter 10. Mailrelay
Chapter 11. A Smart Mailrelay
Chapter 12. Filters
Chapter 13. Mailserver for Many Domains
Chapter 14. Company Mailserver
Chapter 15. Scanning for Viruses
Chapter 16. Authentication of Mobile Users
Chapter 17. Understanding Transport Layer Security
Chapter 18. Transport Layer Security
Chapter 19. Performance Tuning
Chapter 20. Installation
Chapter 21. Troubleshooting Postfix
Chapter 22. Postfix Anatomy
Chapter 23. Little Helpers
Chapter 24. RFCs
Chapter 25. Configuration Parameters

Book Details

  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: No Starch Press (March 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1593270011
  • ISBN-13: 978-1593270018
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