Which mail server stack to use?

Jorge Armando Medina jmedina at e-compugraf.com
Fri Aug 19 18:36:37 UTC 2011

On 08/19/2011 06:59 AM, Stephen Young wrote:
> I have always in the past installed and configured my own mail server
> with Postfix, Fetchmail, Procmail and Dovecot. I know that for a while
> the Ubuntu server team have developed their own server stack and so I
> decided to give it a go with my new 11.04 installation.
> However, when I look on Synaptic I see that there are two mail server
> stacks
> Quote:
> mail-stack-delivery
> and
> Quote:
> dovecot-postfix

Note that this mail stacks uses dovecot's LDA delivery for MDA instead
of procmail, it is much better for server side filtering becauses
supports SIEVE.

Best regards.
> . Both are described as
> Quote:
> "mail server delivery agent stack provided by the Ubuntu server team"
> So, my question is what is the difference between the two stacks?
> This body part will be downloaded on demand.

Jorge Armando Medina
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