261242Re: Email service providers
- Dec 30, 2009On 12/30/09 8:49 PM, Brian Evans - Postfix List wrote:
> On 12/30/2009 1:43 PM, Port Able wrote:Well. usually people use sql+php style software for generating this kind
>> I am currently consulting for a small retailer. They have been using
>> an online email service provider for the past few years to blast
>> personalized emails to their customers (opt-in, and 100-200 thousand
>> emails at a time). They have asked me to see if we can install an
>> email server in house to accomplish the same thing and eliminate the
>> monthly costs. I am fairly familiar with Linux/Unix and with
>> databases (mysql and postgresql). I have not done anything with
>> Sendmail or Postfix but feel comfortable following the documentation.
>> I have also ordered the two books that I could find on Postfix.
>> My questions are: has anyone used Postfix for this purpose? Do the
>> online ESP's develop their own email servers? Do any of them use
>> Sendmail, Postfix or qmail?
> Postfix does not create any messages (minus administrative notices). It
> is simply the delivery vehicle.
> Software such as mailman or ezmlm is more suited to mailing lists.
> All such software can use Postfix to do the delivery.
of spam messages ;)
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