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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introduction

    1. Postfix Origins and Philosophy

    2. Email and the Internet

    3. The Role of Postfix

    4. Postfix Security

    5. Additional Information and How to Obtain Postfix

  2. Chapter 2 Prerequisites

    1. Unix Topics

    2. Email Topics

  3. Chapter 3 Postfix Architecture

    1. Postfix Components

    2. How Messages Enter the Postfix System

    3. The Postfix Queue

    4. Mail Delivery

    5. Tracing a Message Through Postfix

  4. Chapter 4 General Configuration and Administration

    1. Starting Postfix the First Time

    2. Configuration Files

    3. Important Configuration Considerations

    4. Administration

    5. master.cf

    6. Receiving Limits

    7. Rewriting Addresses

    8. chroot

    9. Documentation

  5. Chapter 5 Queue Management

    1. How qmgr Works

    2. Queue Tools

  6. Chapter 6 Email and DNS

    1. DNS Overview

    2. Email Routing

    3. Postfix and DNS

    4. Common Problems

  7. Chapter 7 Local Delivery and POP/IMAP

    1. Postfix Delivery Transports

    2. Message Store Formats

    3. Local Delivery

    4. POP and IMAP

    5. Local Mail Transfer Protocol

  8. Chapter 8 Hosting Multiple Domains

    1. Shared Domains with System Accounts

    2. Separate Domains with System Accounts

    3. Separate Domains with Virtual Accounts

    4. Separate Message Store

    5. Delivery to Commands

  9. Chapter 9 Mail Relaying

    1. Backup MX

    2. Transport Maps

    3. Inbound Mail Gateway

    4. Outbound Mail Relay

    5. UUCP, Fax, and Other Deliveries

  10. Chapter 10 Mailing Lists

    1. Simple Mailing Lists

    2. Mailing-List Managers

  11. Chapter 11 Blocking Unsolicited Bulk Email

    1. The Nature of Spam

    2. The Problem of Spam

    3. Open Relays

    4. Spam Detection

    5. Anti-Spam Actions

    6. Postfix Configuration

    7. Client-Detection Rules

    8. Strict Syntax Parameters

    9. Content-Checking

    10. Customized Restriction Classes

    11. Postfix Anti-Spam Example

  12. Chapter 12 SASL Authentication

    1. SASL Overview

    2. Postfix and SASL

    3. Configuring Postfix for SASL

    4. Testing Your Authentication Configuration

    5. SMTP Client Authentication

  13. Chapter 13 Transport Layer Security

    1. Postfix and TLS

    2. TLS Certificates

  14. Chapter 14 Content Filtering

    1. Command-Based Filtering

    2. Daemon-Based Filtering

    3. Other Considerations

  15. Chapter 15 External Databases

    1. MySQL

    2. LDAP

  1. Appendix A Configuration Parameters

    1. Postfix Parameter Reference

  2. Appendix B Postfix Commands

  3. Appendix C Compiling and Installing Postfix

    1. Obtaining Postfix

    2. Postfix Compiling Primer

    3. Building Postfix

    4. Installation

    5. Compiling Add-on Packages

    6. Common Problems

    7. Wrapping Things Up

  4. Appendix D Frequently Asked Questions

  5. Colophon