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Old 08-08-2004, 09:22 PM   #1
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Question multiple mail servers


I am hoping that someone can help me with this.....

I am setting up a server for someone using redhat 9. They are trying to save costs by having the web sites and mail from the 2 different domains on the same server.
The web stuff I can figure out using virtual hosting but I can not work out what I have to do to get the mail to work and unfortunately I do not have alot of time to be able to try a multitude of different ideas..

If anyone can give me some ideas as to what to do and which software to use it would be extremely appreciated.

Old 08-08-2004, 09:43 PM   #2
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Sendmail handles virtual hosting quite well, in my experience. You will want to enable the virtusertable and genericstable features of sendmail. But beyond this, we need a little more details as to your setup -- firstly, are you even using sendmail? If so, what POP3/IMAP server would you like to use (I use dovecot). Are e-mail users going to have actual user accounts on the system, or will they be virtual users? If you do a search on "e-mail virtual hosting" or something similar, you should get some good info.
Old 08-08-2004, 09:59 PM   #3
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Thanks for this.

at the moment, I am not using anything. They are currently using a windows server using mDaemon...
I am not totally fussed as to if they are actual accounts or virtual users, it is more a case of what ever is the easiest. This is a very steep learning curve for me, but hey, someone has to be brave enough to take the leap.


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