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  • © 2002

The qmail Handbook

Apress

Authors:

  • Author wrote the popular on-line qmail guide, "Life with qmail"

  • Designed for readers of all levels of experience

  • Step-by-step guide to installing, configuring, and maintaining a qmail

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Buying options

eBook USD 29.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-4302-1134-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 39.95
Price excludes VAT (USA)

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Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii
  2. Introducing qmail

    • Dave Sill
    Pages 1-25
  3. Installing qmail

    • Dave Sill
    Pages 27-91
  4. Configuring qmail: The Basics

    • Dave Sill
    Pages 93-119
  5. Using qmail

    • Dave Sill
    Pages 121-157
  6. Managing qmail

    • Dave Sill
    Pages 159-198
  7. Troubleshooting qmail

    • Dave Sill
    Pages 199-223
  8. Configuring qmail: Advanced Options

    • Dave Sill
    Pages 225-284
  9. Controlling Junk Mail

    • Dave Sill
    Pages 285-294
  10. Managing Mailing Lists

    • Dave Sill
    Pages 295-326
  11. Serving Mailboxes

    • Dave Sill
    Pages 327-374
  12. Hosting Virtual Domain and Users

    • Dave Sill
    Pages 375-389
  13. Understanding Advanced Topics

    • Dave Sill
    Pages 391-415
  14. Back Matter

    Pages 417-492

About this book

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 clients.

Keywords

  • Internet
  • Mail server
  • Troubleshooting
  • architecture
  • configuration
  • design
  • e-mail
  • email
  • installation
  • operating system
  • security
  • system administrator
  • testing

About the author

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.

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 29.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-4302-1134-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 39.95
Price excludes VAT (USA)