On Sat, 2004-10-30 at 19:01 -0400, Tom Diehl wrote: > On Sun, 31 Oct 2004, Mircea MITU wrote: > > > You're right, those are silly reasons. But I, for one, I see two major > > reasons to make this switch, from sendmail to postfix as the MTA of > > choice: > > > > 1. SANS Top Vulnerabilities, U5. Mail Transport Service > > http://www.sans.org/top20/#u5 > > > > 2. The very first thing done by the almost all the people I know after a > > RH/Fedora install, is rpm -e sendmail > > > > I really wonder how many subscribers are still using Sendmail. > > It does not matter how many subscribers on this list are still using Sendmail. > I too am one of the people who does -sendmail +postfix in my kickstart configs > but remember Red Hat has to support RHEL and I will be the majority of RHEL > customers migrating from things like slowaris expect sendmail. A lot of these > people are old farts that have been around for a hundred years and do not > like to change things they are comfortable with. Like it or not we are most > likely stuck with sendmail forever. > No offense meant, but let's cut the crap. I did bring some RHEL customers to RH by migrating them from NT/2k and I had no complains from the old farts about Exchange missing. Companies do not migrate from Solaris to RHEL due to 0-changes in the default install. The business pressure to minimize costs, conformance to some standards and audits and/or overall performance are the relevant factors for platform migrations or non-migrations.
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