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Old 09-21-2013, 10:01 AM   #1
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Smile postfix configuration to send and receive mail from gmail using free domain and ip


I would like to configure mail server to send and receive mail from all domain such as gmail and yahoo using postfix in my laptop.
Should I have a paid public static ip address for this purpose? or can I use my own private ip address such as 192.168.0.3 .I have already registered a free domain name.
should I create mx record or reverse dns and A record for my domain name with my domain registrar?.I have already created A record with in my computer using BIND dns service.
Should I create an mx record in my computer?please help me?can i get step iby setp tutorial for the same?.what is the format of mx record and which Ip should i use to create A record in my domain registrar?
thank you in advance
Muhamed rafi
 
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Should I have a paid public static ip address for this purpose?
Yes, or have a router that supports updating one of the dynamic DNS services that are available.
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can I use my own private ip address such as 192.168.0.3
No, private addresses are non-routable.
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should I create mx record or reverse dns and A record for my domain name with my domain registrar?.I have already created A record with in my computer using BIND dns service.
You will need a public visible MX record that point to the public routable IP address that will handle your mail.
 
  


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