Autor: Oliver Howe Data: Dla: exim-users Temat: Re: [exim] usage/popularity of Exim
Yes, the reason why my company uses it is because it enables us to
make it do what we and our customers want it to.
This is all the better if I can back that up with "roughly a quarter
of the world's mail servers are running Exim which is an indication of
its ability, reliability, resilience and robustness" etc.
On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 2:25 PM, Klaus Ethgen <Klaus+exim@???> wrote: > > > Am Di den 24. Jan 2012 um 15:02 schrieb Graeme Fowler:
>> On Tue, 2012-01-24 at 14:28 +0100, Klaus Ethgen wrote:
>> > I like the statistic from security space for obvious reason ;-)
>> ...which shows the rise of Ubuntu as an installed server OS, and
>> WHM/cPanel as hosting control panels - all of which use Exim by default.
>> There's good reason for that choice having been made, but it is not one
>> made by most of the admins involved - it's been pre-selected for them.
> Might be.
>> Notably however Exim is now not installed in RHEL6 (and therefore
>> CentOS6); it is included in the EPEL repository and can be chosen, but
>> the default is Postfix. I doubt that will contribute greatly.
> Postfix is much less flexible than exim. However, I like to suggest
> postfix for not expert users if they ask for an MTA as the possibility
> for harm is smaller.
>> For me "it's really popular" is not a massive consideration when looking
>> at software. "We can make it do what we need it to" overrides
> True. The statistic above I use for arguing with managers. They like if
> they have a graphic. And if it fit with my preferred technical solution
> Klaus Ethgen http://www.ethgen.ch/ > pub 4096R/4E20AF1C 2011-05-16 Klaus Ethgen <Klaus@???>
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