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qmail

An SMTP-based message transfer agent (MTA) that runs under all variants of Unix and is compatible with sendmail. Noted for its reliability and security, by 2001, more than 700,000 qmail servers were running on the Internet (second only to sendmail). See sendmail and messaging system.
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In introducing Unix-based mail systems, Levine notes that qmail has quietly become one of the most widely used Internet applications since its release in 1998.
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