Originally Posted by squallbsr
I would imagine that the proxy items need to be there because of the chroot and not being able to read config from the /etc/postfix directory.
No, that's just a performance tuning. If you use proxy
, then there's only one MYSQL connection open which is used by all Postfix processes. If you don't use proxy
, then every Postfix process which needs to access the database opens a new connection.