help setting up an e-mail server for a newbie
On Mon, 28 Feb 2011 19:58:01 -0600, mike cutie and maia wrote:
> I am new when it comes to setting up mail servers I got my bind9 to work
> but I need some instructions to set up a mail server with pop3 and also
> to make sure that people using Microsoft can fatch and retrieve mail
> from the server any ideas?
There are tons of possibilities :-)
You can start by deciding the involved applications and the layout/scheme
for your new e-mail system.
Applications (in no concrete order):
- SMTP server: postfix, exim, qmail, sendmail...
- POP3/IMAP server: cyrus, dovecot, courier-imap...
- Anti-malware/anti-spam (optional but highly recommended): spamassassin,
- Webmail (optional): squirrelmail, horde, roundcube...
Do not care for windows users. As long as they use (almost)standard e-
mail based clients (like windows mail, outlook 2010, thunderbird, etc...)
there should be not problem at all.
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