The qmail Handbook
THIS BOOK DOCUMENTS HOW to install, configure, and use qmail. It will be most bene ficial to system, network, and mail administrators, but it will also be helpful to users who want to read and send e-mail more effectively. What Can VOU Expect to Learn from This Book? You can expect to learn the following: • What qmail is, what it can da, and what it cant da • How to in stall and configure a basic qmail server, including various sup port utilities • How to use qmail as a regular user: controlling the disposition of incoming messages, formatting outgoing messages, and working with mailboxes in multiple formats • How to manage a qmail server: setting up aliases, users, virtual domains, and mailing lists; troubleshooting; performance tuning; and controlling junk mail and other abuse • How qmail works: not just what it does, but how it da es it Organization Chapter 1, "Introducing qmail," describes qmail and its features. Read it ifyou're not sure exactly what qmail is or what it can do for you. It also describes the over all organization of the qmail suite, compares qmail to other Unix mailers, and lists other sources of qmail information and support. Chapter 2, "Installing qmail," describes step-by-step the installation of qmail on a wide range of operating system distributions, including commercial Unix variants, Linux, and various Berkeley Software Distributions (BSDs). Chapter 3, "Configuring qmail: The Basics," shows how to configure qmail for a variety of basic functions.
Author wrote the popular on-line qmail guide, "Life with qmail"Designed for readers of all levels of experienceStep-by-step guide to installing, configuring, and maintaining a qmail