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Postfix is a command line tool that functions as a mail transfer agent (MTA) for Unix-like systems. It was created as an alternative to the widely used Sendmail program and is known for its simplicity, speed, and security.

With Postfix, users can send, receive, and relay emails across different networks using the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). It supports essential features such as SMTP authentication, TLS encryption, and various anti-spam measures.

Postfix is highly configurable, allowing users to customize settings to suit their specific needs and preferences. Its modular architecture makes it easy to extend and integrate with other software components.

The tool includes built-in mechanisms to optimize mail delivery, such as efficient queue management, intelligent routing, and automatic retry in case of delivery failures. It also provides logging and troubleshooting capabilities to aid in diagnosing issues.

As an open-source project, Postfix benefits from an active community of developers who provide ongoing support, regular updates, and security patches. It is widely used across a range of platforms, including Linux, BSD, and macOS.

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