In this video you can learn how to install the Postfix mail transport agent as well as ensure that sendmail is not installed. Learn how to configure the service to start at boot and set it as the default MTA using the alternatives command.
- [Instructor] To get started with Postfix,…we'll want to install it first.…Just to make sure that Sendmail is not installed,…we'll also attempt to uninstall it.…Be sure you're logged into your rhhost1 VM as user1,…and have a terminal open.…In the terminal, type in sudo yum remove sendmail,…and hit Enter.…Type in your password if prompted.…If Sendmail is installed, it will remove it now.…Otherwise, it will provide a warning message…and return you to your prompt.…Now let's install Postfix.…
Type in sudo yum install -y postfix,…and hit Enter.…If it's already installed,…we can proceed with the next command.…Now let's make Postfix the default MTA.…Type in clear, type in sudo alternatives --set…mta /usr/sbin/sendmail.postfix, and hit Enter.…
Now Postfix is installed and ready.…
- Overview of email and mail agents
- Installing Postfix
- Postfix services and commands
- Postfix configuration files
- Configuring a mail service
- Creating a mail gateway
Skill Level Intermediate
Linux System Engineer: Networking and SSHwith Grant McWilliams1h 52m Intermediate
1. Email Systems and Terminology
2. Introducing Postfix
3. Postfix Configuration Files
4. Configure Postfix
Create a mail gateway4m 17s
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