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Old 09-17-2001
"Sendmail" on Unix server (help)

OK, I have just got a dedicated Unix server. This server does not have any form of Sendmail resident.

I have called the Server Provider, and they were next to useless ...

I am at a loss now. What do I need to do?

Help me please Smilie
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Old 09-17-2001
What version/vendor of Unix are you running? You can go to www.sendmail.org and download Sendmail for free. I would receommend qmail instead however. Get that from cr.yp.to/qmail.html

Qmail is faster and much more secure than sendmail (which has had numerous security exploits over the years).

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Old 09-17-2001
in sendmails defense....

from what i hear about qmail it does not follow inet standards for email nor is it as flexable as sendmail in configuration. A new bug in sendmail had just been brought to light in the past year i beleave but nothing has been heard of in the past 2-3? maby longer or so years.

But in qmails defense.

as i know of quite a few people that die by it and do programing for it. it is rather robust and secure.
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