LLC404: Postfix Mail Server Administration

LLC404 is a rapid track course on mail server administration covering integration with MySQL database and security based applications. The course addresses the advanced configuration of Postfix mail server.

Participants must have at least entry to mid-level administration knowledge, with good exposure to mail server concepts. Working knowledge on Linux / Unix OS is essential.

Target Audience
Given the fact that the topics under discussion are very extensive in nature, the scope of the course is limited to the depth of skills that can be delivered in two days so as to cover the course effectively to the understanding of the average audience.

Duration: 4 days (Full-time)

Training Fee: Rs.30,000/- (Plus Service Tax)

Course Outline

The role of Postfix Mail Server
– Postfix Architecture
– Mail Delivery Process
– Utility Programs
– Lookup Tables

Configuration of Postfix Mail Server
– Single/Multi MTA Configuration
– Squirrelmail as MUA
– Message Queues and Queue tools
– Aliases and Canonical Maps
– bcc_maps configuration
– luser_relay
– Transport Layer Security (TLS)

MySQL with Postfix Mail Server
– SASL and MySQL
– MySQL for Storing Aliases

IMAP Server Configuration
– Dovecot Configuration
– IMAP with MySQL
– Transport Layer Security (TLS)

Securing EMails from Attacks
– User Quota & Maildir
– Client and User Restrictions
– Clamav Antivirus and Amavis
– Procmail Configuration
– Spam Controll with Spamasassin

Hosting Multiple Domains
– Virtual Domain Configuration
– Virtual Domain with MySQL
– Virtual Mail Box Setup
– Postfix Admin Configuration
– Catchall Accounts
– Offline Mailservers
– Fetchmail Configuration

Relaying through MTA
– Inbound Mail Gateway
– Outbound Mail Gateway
– Transport Maps
– Relay with SASL
– relay_receipent_maps

EMail Content Filtering
– Content Checking Actions
– Mail Header Checking
– Mail Body Checking

Mailing List with Postfix
– Mailman Configuration
– Setting up Mailing List
– Admin and User Console
– Mailing List Administration
– Confirm and Modarate

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