Upgrade due to CentOS 5 EOL

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Thu Apr 13 04:34:08 CEST 2017

On 04/12/2017 09:53 PM, Curtis wrote:
> Good evening all
> We have been running Postfix/Cyrus/Amavis on CentOS for over 10 years.
> Now we are faced with upgrading from CentOS 5 due to EOL.  Choices are CentOS 6 and 7.  Comments as to best choice would be greatly appreciated.

Centos6 EOL is ~8 years away.  Centos 7 EOL countdown does not start 
until Centos 8 ships.

Where is the question?

I have Centos7/postfix/postfixadmin/dovecot/amavis/clamd running on an 

I don't think I have everything worked out, still in test mode, but you 
can see what I did to get it running at:


Oh, and I suggest you check out Dovecot as part of your migration. It 
has gained a large following over Cyrus even on Centos6.

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