The qmail Handbook

Dave Sill

  • 出版商: Apress
  • 出版日期: 2003-09-23
  • 定價: $1,400
  • 售價: 2.1$299
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 520
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 1893115402
  • ISBN-13: 9781893115408

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The qmail Handbook is designed to guide system and mail administrators of all levels of experience through the installation, configuration, and maintenance of the qmail server. Dave Sill's background as a long-time qmail user, system administrator, and technical support agent gives him 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.


  • Chapter 1: Introduction to qmail
  • Chapter 2: Installing qmail
  • Chapter 3: Configuring qmail: The Basics
  • Chapter 4: Using qmail
  • Chapter 5: Managing qmail
  • Chapter 6: Troubleshooting qmail
  • Chapter 7: Configuring qmail: Advanced Options
  • Chapter 8: Controlling Junk Mail
  • Chapter 9: Managing Mailing Lists
  • Chapter 10: Serving Mailboxes
  • Chapter 11: Hosting Virtual Domains and Users
  • Chapter 12: Understanding Advanced Topics


  • Appendix A: How qmail Works
  • Appendix B: Related Packages
  • Appendix C: An Internet Mail Primer
  • Appendix D: qmail Features
  • Appendix E: Error Messages
  • Appendix F: Gotchas