Re: Default parameter values in postfix configuration file.
- On 10/27/2009 10:08 AM, Manoj Burande wrote:
> Hello All,The "postconf -d" command lists the compiled-in default values
> I am a newbie for Postfix Mail server. Can anybody please suggest me
> on Postfix's default parameter's configuration values. I have one
> query relating to the same as,
> On my machine I am getting hundreds of default Postfix
> configuration parameter values after running the "#postconf -d". Is
> it means that I need to change it to override the default values?
> or only required parameter values in "/etc/postfix/main.cf" defined
> by me will only considered for postfix configuration?
> Please guide me what to do with this?
> Thanks in advance.
of postfix -- currently over 600 settings. The vast majority
of these will never need to be adjusted by most users.
Postfix uses carefully chosen defaults that should operate
well in a wide variety of situations. Parameters that are
commonly adjusted are listed in the sample main.cf included
with postfix, other parameters can be added to main.cf as
necessary for your environment.
Please see the BASIC_CONFIGURATION_README for details of what
should be set, see the other documentation for what the other
An excellent place to start is
A list of what all those parameters do can be found here:
But again, most of these should never be changed from their
-- Noel Jones