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Old 05-13-2009, 12:55 AM   #1
Scorpionkingin
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How to create Linux mail server


Hi Guys,

Can anyone tell me how to create Linux mail server? Which is suitable version of linux to create mail server? i mean Fedura or red hat?
And how to setup webmail in linux mail server?

Please tell me in detail.

Waiting 4 ur reply,

Thanks and Regards,

Scorpion king
 
Old 05-13-2009, 03:48 AM   #2
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Hi Scorpionkingin,

If you are new to linux, you might want to look at Zimbra which is a full blow mail server, webmail, anti spam, ... Go to their website and read more.

If you want to do it "by hand", you'll first have to decide if you want postifix, sendmail, exim, ... then search the net for howtos.

It seems to me that you are still a little 'green' in Linux and a mail server is not easy to setup. Keep it in mind.
 
Old 05-13-2009, 07:48 AM   #3
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Or something like
http://how2forge.net/virtual-users-d...tos-5.3-x86_64

Zimbra will be easier to setup for sure.. they did a nice job of packaging and integrating everything.
 
Old 05-13-2009, 07:59 AM   #4
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Another good option is Qmail. If you want to setup qmail then this is link that will help you setup qmail right from download. It has everything integrated into it and all the scripts are well written

www.qmailrocks.org
 
Old 05-13-2009, 11:18 PM   #5
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@All above

Thanks. I'll try

Regards,

Scorpion King
 
Old 05-14-2009, 08:01 AM   #6
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it could be simplified even more if we knew your mail requirements..

Hosting mail for yourself at home is certainly easier to setup than a system for 1000 users that supports multiple domains..
 
Old 06-05-2009, 10:24 PM   #7
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For an even easier Qmail setup, check out www.qmailtoaster.com. It's based mainly on RH based distros that use RPM files, but if you're going to use one of those it's a snap. The RPMs will have a fully functioning Qmail server with all the bells and whistles up and running in about 30 minutes.
 
Old 06-06-2009, 12:57 AM   #8
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Thats another good looking mail server. Will surely try it once I have some spare test machine.
 
  


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