PacktLib: Qmail Quickstarter: Install, Set Up and Run your own Email Server

Qmail Quickstarter

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewer

Preface

Basic Qmail

The Minimum Qmail System

Administrative Conveniences

The Overall Structure of Qmail

Summary

Getting Email into the Queue

qmail-queue and the Qmail Queue

The qmail-inject and sendmail Interfaces

qmail-smtpd and the QMAILQUEUE Patch

Other Mail Protocols

Summary

Getting Email Out of the Queue

qmail-send and the Qmail Queue

Delivering Email Locally

Users

Delivering Email Remotely

Summary

Storing and Retrieving Email

Popular Storage Formats

The POP3 and IMAP Protocols

Webmail

Summary

Virtualization

Generic Virtualization Framework

User-Management Problem in Assisted Virtual Domains

Good Reasons to Use Multiple Installations

Summary

Filtering

Basic Filtering Architecture

S´╗┐ending Mail Without a Queue

Blocking Viruses

Stopping Spam from Getting In

Stopping Spam from Getting Out

Summary

Advanced Features

SSL Encryption

Mailing Lists

Summary

Administration, Optimization, and Monitoring

The Log Files

Basic Analysis

Making It Faster

Summary