Ok, I just got my first job, and it is a great job for being my age. I work for a hosting company, theplanet.com, and well they have asked me to learn and master linux in order to hopefully one day to become a linux systems admin, because they ahve a shortage in this area. well to make a long story short, my experience with linux is very little. I can make my way through the system with some ease, the configuration and stuff get me, and I get frustrated. Well then here comes my question.
I have my own server,that was provided by my employer which the IP is 126.96.36.199, you can query it through the IP or my domain dankus.net. I got Apache 1.3.20, PHP 4 and MySQL sucessfully installed. Now comes the most diffucult parts. I would like to install a pop3 server, such as qpopper, an smtp server such as sendmail/smail/qmail , and a mailing list manager like Majordomo. The problem is i have very little experience with these, and well in all my previous attempts i have been unsuccessful. I went to www.redhat.com,
more specifically into their Howtos and into mail administration. I run version 6.2 because I have heard it is more stable and secure in comparison to 7.2.
Anyways, I attempted to install qmail, which I have absolutely no experience with, and then sendmail with I have very little. I would prefer sendmail despite I heard of the diffucultly of the configuration.
So what I would like to ask is, if anyone can give me a place where there is detailed documentation on how to install and configure sendmail, or even better, someone help walk me through the installation procedures. :-D
A Link to anything would be more then helpful.
Then, a place where a pop3 server such as qpopper to be at. It doesn't necessarily have to be qpopper, but I would actually prefer it. I need something to guide me through the steps in detail and point me in the right direction, and explain to me exactly what I am doing and why I am doing it.
About the Majordomo thing, don't worry about that one, because I do intend to figure some things out on my own, but these 3 are a real stumper.
Also if anyone has got any links that could be helpful to a *nix web server admin with info about ftp/ssh/ssl/apache/php/or anything to do with webservers pass them on, that will be more then helpful. Thanks in advance.