The qmail Handbook is designed to guide system and mail
administrators of all skill levels through the installation,
configuration, and maintenance of the qmail server. Author Dave
Sill, a longtime qmail user, system administrator, and technical
support agent (as well as the author of the popular online tutorial
"Life with qmail"), provides you with the practical tools
to work with this popular mail server. Sill begins with a
discussion of qmails architecture and features, and then delves
into a thorough investigation of the installation and configuration
processes. You'll learn how to install qmail on several
operating systems, and gain valuable insight into proper
configuartion, testing procedures, and performance tuning.
You'll also learn how to administer users and mail, install
filters, and oversee daily qmail operation and maintenance.
Throughout, Sill focuses on topics essential to all mail
administrators, elaborating on such subjects as configuring mailing
list managers, controlling spam, secure networking, scanning for
viruses, hosting virtual domains and users, and creating dial-up
qmail is used by hundreds of ISPs and thousands of other sites,
including Hotmail since 1997, which has over 30 million users.
qmail is popular because of its security, reliability, speed, low
memory use, user-controlled mailing lists, straightforward
administration, and much more! An Introduction to qmail is designed
to guide system and mail administrators of all levels of experience
through the installation, configuration, and maintenance of a qmail
server. Dave Sill's background as a long-time qmail user,
system administrator, and technical support agent gives hm the
ability to address a wide audience. He also wrote "Life with
qmail", a qmail guide published on the Web. See Sill's
book guides the reader through every step of the process in setting
up and running a qmail server. Assistance is provided for making
the various decisions that must be made throughout the process.
Advanced topics such as mailing list managers, controlling spam,
mailbox services, secure networking, troubleshooting, and
performance tuning, are also covered. Sill also discusses
qmail's features, history, and competition.
Ausstattung/Bilder: 1st Corrected ed. 2002. Corr. 3rd printing 2001. 2003. XXII, 528 S. 235 mm
The Expert's Voice
Best.Nr. des Verlages: 10853023
Abmessung: 234mm x 191mm x 28mm
Dave Sill is a professional system administrator and technical support engineer with more than 15 years of experience. He's been using qmail since its first public release in 1996, and he's the author of the popular online qmail guide titled "Life with qmail". He's also an active contributor to online qmail support groups, including the qmail mailing list and Usenet newsgroup.