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I need to install Postfix with MySQL support from the CentOSPlus repository.

I have done what this document/tutorial describes: http://wiki.mediatemple.net/w/%28ve%29:Install_Postfix_with_Dovecot_on_CentOS

And when I try to do "yum install postfix" I got this:

Setting up Install Process
No package postfix available.
Error: Nothing to do

Any clues on how to install Postfix from CentOsPlus Repos?

Best Regards,

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they dont since centos 6 plus does not offer postfix. use rpmforge or build your own package for centos. –  user137276 Sep 17 '12 at 16:52
My postfix on CentOS 6.3 installed from Base repo has mysql capability and supports dovecot authentication as well. –  user147418 Nov 28 '12 at 14:36
That's not true. I installed from Base repository and has no Mysql support. And it looks like centosplus has no package with mysql support –  user205444 Jan 14 '14 at 12:00

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The centosplus repo may not be enabled in your configuration. Can you try: yum --enablerepo=centosplus install postfix first?

A more permanent fix may be modifying the /etc/yum/repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo file to enable the centosplus repository; set "enabled=1".

Looking at the link you posted, there's detailed information about excluding postfix from the base repo and enabling the centosplus repository. Those instructions should work.

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I faced the very same problem in my CentOS 6.4 machine.

According to this URL in CentOS forums, "Postfix in CentOS 6 is already mysql enabled in the base repo, there's no need to look for a special version.".


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