Re: Using Linux as a Email server?
From: Robt. Miller (robtmil.killspam_at_comcast.net)
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 05:15:30 -0600
In article <email@example.com>, Bogdan wrote:
> I am trying to research a possibility of switching my school email
> system from a windows 2000 Exchange server to a Linux servers. As it
> is right now, the network caries about 10,000 email accounts with
> about 20,000 mail exchanges per day. I am wondering if Something like
> Slackware Linux could handle that kind of traffic with a bit more
> reliability, like for example not crashing every other day like Win
> 2000 does. I am some what new to Linux so would appreciate any books
> you might recommend that might deal with high end email systems on
> linux platforms, and any other suggestions. This is a bit of a pet
> project for me, as every one in the IT department worships Bill Gates.
> But if I can build a system for relatively cheep (that's why linux
> came to mined) and run it with more reliability then the current one,
> I could change some peoples opinions.
Anything Windows can do, Linux can do faster. If they're using shared
calendars and other Exchange features it won't be free to duplicate what
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