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Speaker Name Syed Khader Vali and M Mahendra
Company BLUG Members
Talk Title Mail Transfer Agents - Postfix, qmail and Sendmail
Track /adm/services
Class Advance
Scope Technical
Synopsis A brief Introduction to MTAs, the idea of SMTP, POP and other mail protocols. Idea about MTAs. A detailed comparison of two popular MTAs Sendmail (Gopi) and qmail (Mahendra) The comparisons to include : * Features * Configuration Issues * Efficiency * Security * Virus protection * Support available * protocols like qmtp - qmail etc. A discussion on which MTA to use for which scenario. A few example scenarios to be given along with how to use sendmail or qmail as solutions or maybe even both together. The various tools/daemons that can be used along with these MTAs like : * SMTP daemon * POP3 daemon * IMAP daemon * Configuration Utilities * Addon tools available The idea is to make the audience aware of the choices they have with respect to choosing MTAs in Linux and help them make the right choice
Points A detailed comparison of two popular MTAs Sendmail (Gopi) and qmail (Mahendra) The comparisons to include : * Features * Configuration Issues * Efficiency * Security * Virus protection * Support available * protocols like qmtp - qmail Addon utilities available Configuration and Implementation issues
Speaker Profile * Syed Khader Vali An IBM Employee and is an avid Linux User * Mahendra M Completed Engineering in Electronics and Communication from RV College of Engineering ( RVCE ), Bangalore. Worked as the Network Administrator for RVCE. Co-ordinator of the Bangalore Linux Users\' Group ( BLUG )
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