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Re: new email server



On Fri, 2005-06-03 at 05:00, Gary Stainburn wrote:
> Hi folks
> 
> I'm looking at replacing my aging RH7.3+Exim 3 + Sophos + home-grown 
> scripts with a FC3+Exim 4+ Sophos + whatever.
> 
> I'm looking at virus and SPAM filtering.  Can anyone suggest good 
> configs and options.

Sendmail has always worked well for me.  But there are several very good
MTAs out there that you can choose from.

Regardless of the MTA I recommend you implement greylisting and
spamassassin to take care of the spam.  This combination will nail
almost 100% of spam coming into your system.  And the benefit of
greylisting is that it will reduce the resources used on your box for
spam detection to a negligible level.

And for virus detection I have heard clamav is what you want to use.
   
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