Chapter 10. Using Postfix

The previous chapters discussed the individual parts of the Postfix system. This chapter puts the pieces together and gets a simple Postfix server running on a Unix server. The commands and files discussed individually in the previous chapters are laid out as they are bundled together in building the mail server. You may notice some repetition in the commands and file descriptions. The purpose for this is to help tie together the individual pieces into the total Postfix server picture.

If you have been following along in the previous chapters, Postfix should be installed and ready to run. Here's a last-minute checklist to help you determine whether all of the Postfix pieces are installed and ready to go:

  1. The Postfix username ...

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