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Old 04-03-2003, 03:18 AM   #1
Hylke Hogewind
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Howto setup mailserver with ISP domain?


I like to setup a mail server for a small company ( 5 mail users)They have a domain that recieves all mail send to that domain at their ISP.
I have sendmail and fetchmail running and working with windows outlook clients.
How do I route the mail for user A to his mail spool on the linux server?
Which took should I use?
 
Old 04-03-2003, 08:08 AM   #2
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I do not know windows outlook at all, but can you not use fetchmail to get the mail from the ISP to the linux server? Perhaps I am confused as to what you want to do, but here is how I work it for multiple users at home:

Mail to me is received at my ISP as fsbooks@notreally.net, my home box has a host name of home, making its FQDN home.notreally.net. I have sendmail set to masquerade as notreally.net so that replies from my mail go to fsbooks@notreally.net rather than fsbooks@home.notreally.net, since home.notreally.net does not exist in the real world (especially as I have a dynamic IP). I use pop3 and fetchmail to get the mail from the ISP mailserver to home. For each user I have at home I have an identical user at my ISP (it is a small ISP so I pretty much have my choice of names and they allow unlimited number of usernames. Mail sent from home is delivered directly to recipients in the outside world without spooling through the ISP mail server, (i.e. with no relay host) -- this more or less in regards to another of your questions here on LQ).

Hope this helps and I am not off-base on what you are looking for.
 
Old 04-03-2003, 08:19 AM   #3
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The company has a domain called @domainname.nl.
So every name that precedes @domainname.nl will end up in one direction.
In fetchmail I should use something like

poll pop.domein.nl proto pop3
 
Old 04-03-2003, 08:24 AM   #4
Hylke Hogewind
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The company has a domain called @domainname.nl.
So every name that precedes @domainname.nl will end up in one direction.
In fetchmail I should use something like

poll pop.domein.nl proto pop3
user 'somename' there with password 'password' is mailbox here

So all Email addresse that end with --@domain.nl will end up in the useraccount 'mailbox'

I think i have to configure Send mail to route hylke@domain.nl
to linux account 'hylke' so outlook can get the message from /spool/hylke
 
Old 04-03-2003, 01:26 PM   #5
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If I understand correctly, you want to have your ISP collect mail from *@domain.nl into a single mailbox. Then you want to poll that mailbox with fetchmail and then distribute that mail (according to the usename prepending the domain) to the correct user on your local network?

If this is what you want, it can be done. I'll give you instructions if that's what you want. I don't want to go through the steps if I am getting it wrong.
 
Old 02-18-2007, 02:39 AM   #6
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I also have the same need and would like to have the instructions

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Originally Posted by drgn65
If I understand correctly, you want to have your ISP collect mail from *@domain.nl into a single mailbox. Then you want to poll that mailbox with fetchmail and then distribute that mail (according to the usename prepending the domain) to the correct user on your local network?

If this is what you want, it can be done. I'll give you instructions if that's what you want. I don't want to go through the steps if I am getting it wrong.
Yes, please send me email to: haisoncompany@gmail.com Thank you!
 
Old 03-04-2007, 04:12 AM   #7
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drgn65: could you please write here all the steps for solving that task please?
I have the same problem!
Thank you!
 
  


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