Postfix Mail Server 2.10.0 Now Supports TLSv1 and TLSv2 Protocols

A few other important modifications have been implemented in this version

Postfix, a mail server that started life at IBM research as an alternative to the widely-used Sendmail program, is now at version 2.10.0.

Highlights of Postfix 2.10.0:

• Separation of relay policy (with smtpd_relay_restrictions) from spam policy (with smtpd_{client, helo, sender, recipient}_restrictions), which makes accidental open relay configuration less likely. The default is backwards compatible;

• HAproxy load-balancer support for postscreen(8) and smtpd(8). The nginx proxy was already supported by Postfix 2.9 smtpd(8), using XCLIENT commands;

• Support for the TLSv1 and TLSv2 protocols has been added, as well as support to turn them off if needed for inter-operability;

• By default, Postfix now uses UNIX-domain sockets instead of FIFOs, and thus avoids MTIME file system updates on an idle mail system.

Check out the official announcement for a complete list of fixes and improvements.

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