IMAP User setup, mail servers, Roundcube webmail client, Receiving Emails
For the past few days I have been on a crazy mail server trek. I finally accomplished building the rpm and installing courier-imap server and the courier auth and fulfilling all the dependencies. Now, I am very very confused.
-athlon 2600, 1GB RAM, 250GB HDD
-All dependencies for courier-imap
-Apache 2.2.0, PHP 5.1.1, MySQL 5.0.18
-comcast as cable ISP (I'm pretty sure no ports are bing blocked)
-Linksys router (port fowarding setup[110,143,80])
-domain name at godaddy (blah.net) to my global IP at home (static)
-linux box named: redhost.blah.net
-no DNS server on linux box
-imap server is running
-can log into Roundcube after using the [maildirmake $HOME/Maildir] command as root
-can send mail
-when I send mail from roundcube, gmail says sender is "firstname.lastname@example.org"
-when in webmail client sender is "root@localhost" not "email@example.com"
-can't recieve email
-no idea how to setup MX records
--currently: (see dns below) note: @ means blah.net on godaddy's dns manager
-need to setup users for the imap server
--Do I need to setup system acocunts for these users and then do a maildirmake in their home directory? Is this the only way, it would be nice to have only email acounts so to speak?
-sendmail, fetchmail, and postfix, were all installed during fc4, do I need to keep them? I think only sendmail has a process running.
DNS Manager Help
An A record — short for address record — is a record within a zone file that maps a domain name to an IP address. Thus, you can use an A record to indicate the IP address you want your domain or subdomain to point to. Also referred to as a host or host name. For example, if you want your domain "domainnamegoeshere.com" to point to your home computer (whose IP address is, for example, 22.214.171.124), the A record would list "domainnamegoeshere.com," or "@" as the host and "126.96.36.199" as the "Points To" IP address. Entering "@" will automatically insert your domain name as the host name for the A Record. If the A Record is for the domain "www.domainnamegoeshere.com," the host name should be entered as "www."
Do not enter "www.domainnamegoeshere.com" as the host name for an A Record.
Host Points To TTL
@ 188.8.131.52 3600
fbla 184.108.40.206 3600
phpmyadmin 220.127.116.11 3600
forums 18.104.22.168 3600
www 22.214.171.124 3600
blog 126.96.36.199 3600
pma 188.8.131.52 3600
files 184.108.40.206 3600
mail 220.127.116.11 3600
Alias Points To TTL
www @ 3600
mobilemail mobilemail-v01.prod.mesa1.secureserver.net 3600
pda mobilemail-v01.prod.mesa1.secureserver.net 3600
email email.secureserver.net 3600
imap imap.secureserver.net 3600
mail pop.secureserver.net 3600
pop pop.secureserver.net 3600
smtp smtp.secureserver.net 3600
ftp @ 3600
webmail webmail.secureserver.net 3600
e email.secureserver.net 3600
Priority Host Goes To TTL
0 @ blah.net 3600
Thanks for any help on this matter...
Last edited by CrimsonSkyZS; 01-11-2006 at 05:19 PM.
Reason: forgot dns