Chapter 17. Using MySQL with Postfix

Postfix can utilize different types of databases as lookup tables. In addition to using indexed binary databases, Postfix can utilize external database packages. One such package is the MySQL database server.

The MySQL database package has become one of the most popular free database packages available for the Unix platform. It includes features that compete with many commercial database packages.

This chapter describes how to install and configure a MySQL database and how to configure Postfix to utilize information stored in the MySQL database as lookup tables.

What Is MySQL?

The MySQL database package was originally developed as a free database package to support large relational databases. It has grown from ...

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