[K12OSN] WBEL Mail Server

Jim Kronebusch jim at winonacotter.org
Tue May 4 20:46:51 UTC 2004

> no, wrong question asked. squirrelmail uses imapd deamon to 
> authenticate users and to obtain mail, that it presents in 
> web format to the browser. av and antispam have to happen 
> *before* imapd gets to play with mail. they need to happen at 
> entry to a mail gate, usually they get fired up by replacing 
> plain sendmail waiting on port 25 by another process. 
> scanmail and mimedefang are just such processes. they in turn 
> call spamassasin and av to decide what to do with messegaes 
> before delivering them to the mail
> *server* process. julius

Thanks, I will continue with my quest to understand this stuff :-) I
have been spoiled in the past with Alt-N's Mdaemon which is awesome
software, but the price is just getting to be too much for the budgets I
run into.

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