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Old 04-16-2005, 04:40 PM   #1
cherukuri
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Email Server


Dear Friends,

I am planning to install Linux Email Server. I have Domain Registered, Now the Email Server which i am going to setup should be accessible to my other users in our branch office located in another country.

What i need to do for this.

Thanks in advance
 
Old 04-16-2005, 05:40 PM   #2
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you need an MTA... e.g exim, postfix, sendmail, qmail, and probably some remote access, e.g. imap / pop3: cyrus-imap, uw-imap, courier-imap...

there is no such thing as an "email server" there are so many different services involved in the exchange of emails, there is no one single solution.
 
Old 04-16-2005, 05:45 PM   #3
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I'm a fan of exim for the MTA. It is pretty easy to configure, and works great as an SMTP server.
qpopper is my pop3 server of choice. VERY easy to set up, fast, and secure.

I think the exim/qpopper combination is a good one.
 
Old 04-16-2005, 06:07 PM   #4
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Yes acid_kewpie just to put it simple i used the term "Email Server". I decided to use postfix as MTA. Infact once i installed and tested it in Local Environment. Now my doubt is how this can be made accessible to my collegues in other countries as i am planning to create their users in my computer.
 
Old 04-17-2005, 04:04 AM   #5
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As long as you are able to access port 25 on your network from outside your LAN, they should be fine. Add them as regular users (or any one of the alternatives, but for simplicity, we'll assume regular users) and, if necessary, create the Maildir inside their home directories. If you chose not to use Maildir's, then there is no need to create anything, postfix will work it's own magic.

After adding users, reload postfix. If you are going to use aliases, run postalias after, or simply reload postfix.

Cool
 
Old 04-17-2005, 03:25 PM   #6
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Thank You very much MasterC
 
  


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