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Scandals and Secrets (Hearts Of Fire, dMe supporting itHowever this book and the onlineocumentation he provides is extremely Shooting for a Century difficult to use He admits that heidn t want to difficult to use He admits that he idn t want to this book and hoped someone else would have Indeed it would have been better if someone else hadThe book contains an exceptional amount of background information on mail protocols and procedures and a lot of
detail on Exim itself If I had 5 weeks to read and absorb it all it would be wondersfulFor busy systems on Exim itself If I had 5 weeks to read and absorb it all it would be wondersfulFor busy systems using this book is a hard work finding the information needed is slow and then understanding it is ifficult Dr Hazel s writing style is terse and understanding it is Shadow of the Templar difficult Dr Hazel s writing style is terse and like a mathematical text There is no fluff in it s 600 pages I find myself reading sentences repeatedly trying to understand them Also the implications of certain information is not made obviousHis lack of realistic examples is also a serious short coming He glosses over remote access of mail via POP IMAP and SMTP authentication even though this is the most common way of accessing mail theseays I would especially like to see Unforgiven (Warriors for the Light discussion of an ISP type mail server with multipleomains which is lackingFinally there is lack of reference material in the appendices a short form listing of command options and configuration options would be a great additionWarning this book is for version 3 and version 4 is now available although version 3 is still used. Is easy to configure You never have to Buried Sins (The Three Sisters Inn, deal with ruleset 3 or worry that a misplaced asterisk will cause an inadvertent mail bombWhile a basic configuration is easy to read and can be created uickly Exims syntax and behavioro get subtle as you enter complicated areas like virtual hosting filtering and automatic replies This book is a comprehensive survey that provides uick information for people in a hurry as well as thorough coverage of advanced material. Exim the MTA would be an appropriate book for someone who oes not know anything about e mail and suddenly needs to manage a server and anything about e mail and suddenly needs to manage a server and would be a good e mail server for this person to use EXIM is the efault MTA in Debian and other Unix istributions tooExim the MTA has been written entirely except for contributed patches by
Philip Hazel Who Continues To Maintain It In Conclusion If Hazel who continues to maintain it In conclusion if wasn t already in the habit of setting up mail on new machines that appear within my aegis a habit that once I got the hang of it has reduced the care and feeding of my e mail servers to an absolute minimum I might select exim as an MTA to specialize in To restate it s too late for me but save yourself This book was a isappointment While first reading the book I thought it was great However after I tried actually configuring the exim program I realized this book included only superficial examples Any serious configuration reuired an in Flyboy depth understanding of the exim program far beyond the overview of this book The necessary bits of information are scattered throughout the book Unfortunately these bit were often not referenced in the Index This reuired my reading large sections trying locate a specific bit of information The book s index is weak It often includes references to variables options and features that reuires the specific name of the information being sought to. Eximelivers electronic mail both local and remote It has all the virtues of a good postman its easy to talk to reliable efficient and eager to accommodate even the most complex special reuests Its the A Dark Sicilian Secret default mail transport agent installed on some Linux systems runs on many versions of Unix and is suitable for any TCPIP network with any combination of hosts and end user mail softwareExim is growing in popularity because it is open source scalable and rich. Locate In contrast Exim sownloadable pdf ocumentation has
advantage of being uickly computer searchable After being frustrated with this book I turned to the ownloadable ocumentation found it much useful If you can t or won t run sendmail then IMO your only two real alternatives are postfix and Exim I still believe that sendmail is a better choice but both postfix and Exim are still uite goodIf you ecide to run Exim there are few people who could give you a better insight into how the program is and how it works insight into how the program is configured how it works than the author of the program Phil HazelHowever keep in mind that the book is primarily oriented around version 3 of this program and version 4 with some significant changes has This won t replace the official Oh Baby! documentation especially since it covers an old outdated version of EXIM but covers enough to be worthwhile as a supplement Still I was ratherisappointed that much of what I was trying to Her Rancher Hero (Saddlers Prairie, do such as set up spam filtering wasn t covered by the book and that I had to go online and read through back mailing list archives and read officialocumentation to get the job The Maid of Lorne done From any other publisher I wouldn t feel too bad about that but from O Reilly I expect better I m reluctant to criticize someone as talented as Philip Hazel who produces such a high uality productistributes it for free and spends so much ti. In features such as the followingCompatibility with the calling interfaces and options of Sendmail for which Exim is usually a rop in replacementLookups in LDAP servers MySL and PostgreSL atabases and NIS or NIS servicesSupport for many kinds of address parsing including regular expressions that are compatible with Perl 5Sophisticated error handlingInnumerable tuning parameters for improving performance and handling enormous volumes of mailBest of all Exim.
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