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12.3. Mail Services

Email-related daemons can be put into two categories: mail transport agents (MTAs), which send new email messages to their destination machines, and mail delivery agents (MDAs), which send mail that's landed in a user's mailbox to that user's personal computer.

12.3.1. Mail Transport Agents (Postfix)

A mail transport agent sends email to other computers, most often via the SMTP protocol. Mac OS X ships with Postfix, a program that aims to be an improved alternative to the still more common sendmail program that shipped with previous versions of Mac OS X.


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