bdubbs at swbell.net
Wed Aug 14 01:10:27 CDT 2002
John Champion wrote:
> hi there,
> a couple of weeks ago, i took a class in setting up and administering
> a linux network. the class was great and the notes that the instructor
> handed us as well as my own notes were great.
> there was one thing he didn't cover and that i didn't think to ask.
> if i configure sendmail to work on the local network, what's the
> purpose of qpopper? it's suppsed to be a pop server right? but i don't
> think i get it...well...i know i don't get it.
> can i have both running at once? does one take the place of the other.
> i would think not since sendmail is an mta but hey...you never know,
Actually you need both running at once. They work together. Sendmail
receives and sends mail. Qpopper delivers it via the POP3 protocol.
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