Miles Fidelman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Has anybody gone through a transition from majordomo/sendmail to
>ezmlm/qmail? Can you comment on how hard it was, things to watch out for,
>whether it was worth it?
ezmlm (with the ezmlm-idx add-on) makes Majordomo look like a bad
hack. Likewise for qmail vs. sendmail.
I've used majordomo+sendmail, majordomo+qmail, and ezmlm+qmail. I
think ezmlm+qmail is the best in terms of performance, reliability,
and manageability, and it's well worth the effort to switch.
I recommend installing ezmlm+qmail on your existing list server (just
don't install qmail-smtpd (on port 25) or qmail's "sendmail"). That'll
allow you to play with qmail and ezmlm without interfering with your
Once you've migrated the lists to ezmlm, you can turn off sendmail and
Painless and low risk.
For help installing qmail.