Chapter 15. Managing Email Servers

Is there a single application more essential in making people want to be on the Internet than electronic mail? The idea of dashing off quick notes to colleagues, friends, and family without having to buy envelopes, find stamps, and locate a mailbox—and have the note in the recipient’s hands in seconds, not days—it’s almost magical, isn’t it?

For many of us, that magic has worn off a little. We have to wade through piles of spam, forwarded jokes, and semi-pointless mailing-list postings to get to the really important stuff. And don’t get us started on the weekly battle against the latest virus to hit the wild. Email is ...

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