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Old 09-23-2010, 01:52 PM   #1
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How to set up a Mail server on OpenSuse 11.3 ? or any Linux OS.


Hello..i am newbie to Linux, having mail server setup as my topic for my Diploma Final Project.

I still confusing choosing which OS to setup, besides i prefer more GUI based configuration rather that command-based..

Anyone can give me suggestion or website link might be helpful to me..

I did research through the internet about Postfix and Sendmail, also did i need a DNS for my server ? i need a guide..thanks for helping me..

Also, is it possible to have own domain ? like user@example.com....i mean to have own email address setup.

I will use my laptop to setup the mail server, which is inside Local Area Network(LAN) without going to internet.I hope to use another laptop/pc to do testing on sending and retrieving mail in the network. Need help....thanks

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Old 09-23-2010, 01:57 PM   #2
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Welcome to LQ

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I still confusing choosing which OS to setup, besides i prefer more GUI based configuration rather that command-based..
Any distro will do.Since you are a beginner, and want GUI, try ubuntu

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Anyone can give me suggestion or website link might be helpful to me..
Depends which mailserver you want to use.
Take a look at
http://www.google.be

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Old 09-23-2010, 02:01 PM   #3
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Dovecot mail server ?
Postfix ?
Sendmail ?
 
Old 09-23-2010, 02:07 PM   #4
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Hi,

If you want to learn more on mail-server then configure it from scratch.. it will be helpful to you in future at both professional level and at the time of troubleshooting...

So go for combination of Postfix and Dovecot ...
If you want some other then go for Mail Server Suits like

iRedmail and Zimbra
 
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Hi,

If you want to learn more on mail-server then configure it from scratch.. it will be helpful to you in future at both professional level and at the time of troubleshooting...

So go for combination of Postfix and Dovecot ...
If you want some other then go fot Mail Server Suits like

iRedmail and Zimbra
 
Old 09-23-2010, 11:02 PM   #6
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can you provide the guide or links for the iRedmail ?
 
Old 09-23-2010, 11:51 PM   #7
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can you provide the guide or links for the iRedmail ?
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=iredmail

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