[nycbug-talk] POP3 server recommendations
pete at nomadlogic.org
Thu Jul 15 21:24:17 EDT 2004
Kevin Reiter wrote:
>>I'm building a POP3 server for a client and am looking for suggestions for
>>the most secure (he-he) app available. According to the ports
>>descriptions, that brings me down to:
>>The client isn't interested in IMAP but wants POP3. Anyone have experience
>>with any of these and reasons to recommend one over the other?
>How about qmail? I seem to remember hearing that it was the most "secure"
>MTA around, but I'm no mail guru, so I can't give supporting arguments on
>that. I use qmail with IMAP and POP3 with assorted addins myself and I much
>prefer it to postfix or any of the others.
while qmail is a pretty secure MTA, it is infact that: a Mail Transfer
Agent. It does not handle POP or IMAP, it only moves the mail from
machine to machine.
having said that I have not had any experience with any of the above
mentioned POP servers...i have used qpopper on debian. but then i got
smart and started using IMAP ;^)
pwright at click3x.com
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