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Old 11-07-2006, 10:21 AM   #1
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E-mail server suggestion.


after i got my ipcop box working as a VPN server using Open VPN extension, i thought about putting a small mail server behind my little firewall to do POP and HTTP mail. anybody have a good suggestion for a decent Linux based e-mail server?
 
Old 11-07-2006, 10:22 AM   #2
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well any of the major players are a great choice... sendmail, postfix, qmail or exim. everyone has their own biases, but they're all perfectly up to the job.
 
Old 11-07-2006, 10:22 AM   #3
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I use postfix. It's pretty easy to set up and use.

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Old 11-07-2006, 03:22 PM   #4
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i'm going to download it and probably work on setting it up this week. anybody has a installation documentation link for postfix? i tried to read the documentation in postfix website but it looked a little complicated. any sugestions?
does postfix support web interface for end users?
 
Old 11-07-2006, 04:17 PM   #5
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For web based email I use www.squirrelmail.com. I also use www.webmin.com to configure everything. It is very easy and everything is in one place. You can install the servers from there.
 
Old 11-08-2006, 01:16 AM   #6
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www.qmailrocks.org have a great guide for Qmail which you really can't mess up with. I used it for my first email server (I run Postfix now), once you have a better idea of how all the parts fit together, the Postfix docs aren't quite so scary
 
Old 11-08-2006, 03:44 AM   #7
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please note all of this is nothign more than a popularity contest...
 
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please note all of this is nothign more than a popularity contest...
I think it may be more what people are comfortable using. They all do the job, but some are more difficult to setup then others.


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