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Old 08-21-2006, 12:23 AM   #1
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Mail Server


Hey guys:

Im running an apache server on fedora 5. I have a domain name and I want to get email addresses for users such that the email adress will become

user@domain.com; I want them to be able to login through their browser or through outlook--whichever they prefer. Whats the best way to do this?
 
Old 08-21-2006, 12:31 AM   #2
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if u have a linux system, you can configure a mail server.
And then you will be able to send/recieve mails from your domain.com
try sendmail server. its pretty simple.
 
Old 08-21-2006, 03:16 AM   #3
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i think sendmail will be a good choice for you it`s very simple MTA to setup and maintain,but by default it will only accept SMTP traffic,so after implementation of Sendmail you will need to setup Dovecot or any other POP Server service..for retreaval of mails on client end, also if you want to access mails from web browsers in place of outlook then you will need to setup squrellmail service.

all these packages are included in your RedHat CD`s..

Regards.

Harinder Singh
 
Old 08-21-2006, 09:39 AM   #4
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While both of the previous posters are correct in saying that sendmail will in fact work, I disagree with their assessment that it's easy to use, setup, and maintain. Sendmail's configuration is significantly more difficult than other MTAs - such as Postfix. If you look on the Postfix website, there are many HOWTOs and guides on setting up a working mail server.
 
Old 08-21-2006, 08:23 PM   #5
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Hmmm...is htere anything really simple that will get the job done?
 
Old 08-21-2006, 10:45 PM   #6
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its pretty simple one
u want procedure?
 
Old 08-22-2006, 12:01 AM   #7
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yes please?
 
Old 08-22-2006, 04:00 AM   #8
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I second seneschal; while sendmail is the best known MTA out there
it's also without a doubt the most difficult one to set-up. Exim or
postfix would be far better choices in terms of "ease of use" and
postfix definitely also in performance.


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