[arch-general] Light-weight SMTP "server"
mike at sambodata.com
Thu Jun 4 18:19:25 EDT 2009
I have used msmtp. From memory it just consists of a command line utility
and a config file containing the mail server you want to use, credentials if
used, etc. Worked well for me. There are quite a few tutorials on the web
about using it with mutt.
On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 7:06 AM, David Rosenstrauch <darose at darose.net>wrote:
> Magnus Therning wrote:
>> Any good suggestions for a light-weight SMTP server?
>> All email goes off-box to my ISP for remote delivery, I don't require any
>> local delivery. Things like exim/sendmail/postfix feels like overkill. It
>> would even be enough if all that's available is something like an
>> /usr/lib/sendmail executable. Is there something suitable and light-weight?
> Searching the arch packages turned up a few:
> * haven't used any of these, so can't vouch for how good they are. (Maybe
> others can chime in?)
> * a few of them appear to be unmaintained orphans
> BTW, I'd be curious to hear back what you wind up choosing. I'm using my
> MTA for a similar purpose as you (smart host forwarding to an ISP) and
> currently using exim for it, but like you said it's way overkill for that.
> Would happily move to something simpler.
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