MTAs used

Rich Kulawiec rsk at
Wed Aug 26 18:29:39 CDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 04:01:11PM -0400, Valdis.Kletnieks at wrote:
> (Seriously - if 95% of the mail out there is spam, then the top 4-5 MTAs are
> probably the ratware that's sending out the spam.  Something to consider...)

That's true, especially given the size of the installed base.

So in terms of (a) installations (b) message count (c) message volume
(d) recipient count (e) etc. those ratware programs have got to be so
far ahead of the usual suspects (sendmail, postfix, exim, etc.) that
it's not even a race.


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