Ebook or PDF (Exim: The Mail Transfer Agent) à Philip Hazel
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Maintain It In Conclusion If I Wasn T Already In it In conclusion if I wasn t already in habit of setting up mail on new machines that appear within my aegis a habit that once I got the hang of it has reduced the care and feeding of my mail servers to an absolut This won t replace the official documentation Way of the Shaman especially since it covers an old outdated version of EXIM but coversnough to be worthwhile as a supplement Still I was rather disappointed that much of what I was trying to do such as set up spam filtering wasn t covered by the book and that I had to go online and read through back mailing list archives and read official documentation to get the job done From any other publisher I wouldn t feel too bad about that but from O Reilly I xpect better If you can t or won t run sendmail then IMO your only two real alternatives are postfix and Exim I still believe that
sendmail is a better choice but both postfix and Exim are still uite goodIf you decide to run Exim there is a better choice but both postfix and Exim are still uite goodIf you decide to run Exim there few people who could give you a better insight into how the program is configured and how it works internally than the author of the program Phil HazelHowever keep in mind that the book is primarily oriented around version 3 of this program and version 4 with some significant changes has already been produced More information is available at URL. Is asy to configure You never have to deal with ruleset 3 or worry that a misplaced asterisk will cause an inadvertent mail bombWhile a basic configuration is The Inclusion Imperative easy to read and can be created uickly Exims syntax and behavior do get subtle as younter complicated areas like virtual hosting filtering and automatic replies This book is a comprehensive survey that provides uick information for people in a hurry as well as thorough coverage of advanced material. .
This book was a disappointment While first reading the book I thought it was great However after I tried actually configuring the xim program I realized
THIS BOOK INCLUDED ONLY SUPERFICIAL EXAMPLES book included only superficial xamples serious configuration reuired an in depth understanding of the What Next After School ? exim program far beyond the overview of this book The necessary bits of information are scattered throughout the book Unfortunately these bit were often not referenced in the Index This reuired my reading large sections trying locate a specific bit of information The book s index is weak It often includes references to variables options and features that reuires the specific name of the information being sought to locate In contrast Exim s downloadable pdf documentation has the advantage of being uickly computer searchable After being frustrated with this book I turned to the downloadable documentation and found it much useful I m reluctant to criticize someone as talented as Philip Hazel who produces such a high uality product distributes it for free and spends so much time supporting itHowever this book and the online documentation he provides isxtremely difficult to use He admits that he didn t want to write this book and hoped someone lse would have Indeed it he didn t want to write this book and hoped someone lse would have Indeed it have been better if someone A Home of Another Kind else hadThe book contains anxceptional amount of background information on mail pro. Exim delivers The Voyage of the Norman D., As Told by the Cabin Boy electronic mail both local and remote It has all the virtues of a good postman itsasy to talk to reliable African Successes, Volume I efficient andager to accommodate Trigger Samaniego 1 (Stallion, even the most complex special reuests Its the default mail transport agent installed on some Linux systems runs on many versions of Unix and is suitable for any TCPIP network with any combination of hosts andnd user mail softwareExim is growing in popularity because it is open source scalable and rich. Tocols and procedures and a lot of detail on Exim itself If I had 5 weeks to read and absorb it all it would be wondersfulFor busy systems administrators using this book is a hard work finding the information needed is slow and then understanding it is difficult Dr Hazel
#S Writing Style Is #writing style is and rather like a mathematical text There is no fluff in it s 600 pages I find myself reading sentences repeatedly trying to understand them Also the implications of certain information is not
Made ObviousHis Lack OfobviousHis lack of Lehrbuch Der Physiologie examples is also a serious short coming He glosses over remote access of mail via POP IMAP and SMTP authenticationven though this is the most common way of accessing mail these days I would specially like to see discussion of an ISP type mail server with multiple domains which is lackingFinally there is lack of reference material in the appendices a short form listing of command options and configuration options would be a great additionWarning this book is for version 3 and version 4 is now available although version 3 is still used Exim the MTA would be an appropriate book for someone who does not know anything about mail and suddenly needs to manage a server and EXIM would be a good Sexy, Healthy, Food - 25 Clean-eats, Gluten-free Recipes e mail server for this person to use EXIM is the default MTA in Debian and other Unix distributions tooExim the MTA has been writtenntirely In features such as the followingCompatibility with the calling interfaces and options of Sendmail for which Exim is usually a drop in replacementLookups in LDAP servers MySL and PostgreSL databases and NIS or NIS servicesSupport for many kinds of address parsing including regular Marketing Excellence 3 expressions that are compatible with Perl 5Sophisticatedrror handlingInnumerable tuning parameters for improving performance and handling normous volumes of mailBest of all Exim. ,