Chapter 7Implementing Email Services on SLES 9

This chapter covers the following requirement for Novell’s Certified Linux Engineer (CLE) 9 certification:

1. Use SLES 9 as a mail server.

In modern organizations, email has become the backbone of communication. If you have any doubt about this statement, just visit any office where the mail server has gone down. All productive work grinds to a halt.

Because email has become such an integral component of most networks, you need to know how to deploy and manage a mail server. Accordingly, the CLE 9 certification expects you to be able to do this on SLES 9 using Postfix.

Let’s begin this chapter by introducing you to Postfix.

An Introduction to Postfix


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