Software for e-mail
Last Update 2005-01-24
All this software is for Unix (maybe for some other "OS" too).
A brief (but old)
comparison between qmail and sendmail
based on my experiences.
Enhancements for sendmail
Electronic Mail for UNIX,
The local copy of the manual
should answer most questions.
version is available in
as well as some
patches for Mutt.
My patches for mutt
puts a blank line between status line and index or pager output
old versions for
- Some MUAs which I haven't tried:
POP and IMAP are protocols to retrieve your e-mail from a mailserver.
was written to run sendmail in daemon mode as without root priviledges
It consists of a fairly small patch against the sendmail source
(currently version 8.8.5) and the
The author is
whether this program is suitable for your situation!
- Sendmail Security
by Russell Coker: run
without root permissions (and without source code modifications).
is a simple C program that processes
/var/log/maillog (or whatever you specify as
the mail log). What is probably its only
limitation is that it can only process sendmail
logs. Nevertheless, it makes very nice summaries
of the mail logs, and can be useful for system
administrators that are tired of poring through
sendmail's copious logs trying to figure out
how well their mail server configuration is
Author: Jason Armstrong
is a program that analyses sendmail log entries.
is a program that analyses log entries of various MTAs
Please send comments to:
<ca at sendmail.org>
Disclaimer: the information provided may be inaccurate or outdated
if you find an error.