Re: Recommend NT mail server

Ritchie ( (no email) )
Wed, 18 Feb 1998 07:55:55 -0800

That's about the same experience that I have had with SLMail for over two

-----Original Message-----
From: Norris Sydnor <>
To: <>
Date: Tuesday, February 17, 1998 3:31 PM
Subject: Re: Recommend NT mail server

>I guess you do get what you pay for. I have never used the freeware
>version of SLMail. However, I did pay for the full product over 2 years
>ago an it works like a charm for us. I have about 350 POP3 users on it and
>a mailing list that has over 2500 members. It does all of this with out a
>burp. I have never seen the BSOD generated from SLMail. ANd catch this,
>It runs on the the same machine as Website and Serv-U. That's just my
>experience. Get what works for ya!
>Norris Sydnor
>At 06:36 AM 2/17/98 -0500, you wrote:
>>At 06:59 PM 2/16/98 -0500, you wrote:
>>>Check out SLMail at It does virtual domains.
>>>This means you would assign multiple domain names to the same IP.
>>>in order to do users under different domains, you have to create a user
>>>under the primary domain and then create a forward under the virtual
>>>It works for us.
>>I had HORRIBLE experiences with SLMail. It was unable to handle a simple
>>"distribution" list, a hand-made mailing list with about 80 forwarding
>>addresses associated with it, with moderate traffic of 100 messages per
>>forwarding address per day. It would GPF, it would crash the machine with
>>a BSoD, it was thoroughly unstable, and had memory gushers. This was the
>>freeware trial version they posted. I dumped it in favor of NTMail.
>>You get what you pay for.
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