How to Setup Postfix Mail Server and Dovecot with Database (MariaDB) Securely – Part 1

In this 3-article series we will discuss how to set up a Postfix mail server with antivirus and spam protection in a CentOS 7 box. Please note these instructions also works on other distributions such as RHEL/Fedora and Debian/Ubuntu.

Our plan consists in storing email accounts and aliases in a MariaDB database which is for our convenience, will be managed through phpMyAdmin.