postmaster: Postmaster ESMTP Server

[ deprecated, network, program ] [ Propose Tags ]

Postmaster implements an ESMTP server. Given a configuration, it starts up and listens for incoming SMTP connections, handles them, and pipes the accepted e-mail messages into an arbitrary local mailer of your choice. A good local mailer is Procmail. Beyond that, you can configure and modify every little step of the SMTP transaction. All the real work is done through call-back functions.

Versions [faq] 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.3.1, 0.3.2, 0.3.3
Dependencies base (>=3 && <5), bytestring, containers, directory, hopenssl (>=2.2), hsdns (>=1), hsemail (>=2), hsyslog (>=5), mtl, network (<3), old-time, parsec, unix [details]
License LicenseRef-GPL
Copyright Peter Simons
Author Peter Simons <>
Maintainer Peter Simons <>
Revised Revision 1 made by PeterSimons at Tue Mar 5 09:43:29 UTC 2019
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Uploaded by PeterSimons at Wed Jan 23 11:50:27 UTC 2019
Distributions NixOS:0.3.3
Executables postmaster
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