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Old 08-12-2004, 03:52 AM   #1
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Arrow i want to setup basic mail server ?

hello guys,

i am new to networking, i have done basic setup of apache and primary dns in my network. i would like to setup a mail server now. but i know very little about mail servers.
i am thinkin of going for postfix mail server.
i have redhat 9 linux

-waiting for help
Old 08-12-2004, 04:54 AM   #2
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what help are you looking for ????
u want us to configure it for u???
Old 08-12-2004, 05:55 AM   #3
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more details postfix

i have installed postfix configured it as well, i have imap runing on my sytem now. how can i check working do i need any software for it.

i want to check if my machine is able to send mail to other machines in local lan. do i need to install any software.

Old 08-31-2004, 11:57 AM   #4
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hey tej,
how did u install postfix. I have slackware 10.0 And i want to install postfix. Tell me some websites which may help me.
Old 08-31-2004, 04:41 PM   #5
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there are lots of websites if u search google here is one for slackware 9 that is pretty easy to follow

Also a previous thread on here with some other suggestions instead of using postfix
Old 09-01-2004, 03:47 AM   #6
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hi there,

check out it explains in detail about postfix installations. installing postfix is easy. hard part comes when u have got to make it work with mysql, webmail etc


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