Re: Email server
From: Stuart Herd (sherd_at_ca.inter.net1)
Date: Tue, 03 Feb 2004 10:15:38 -0500
On Tue, 03 Feb 2004 09:26:31 -0600, justin wrote:
> "I have made up the company name abc for ease"
> I am a total newbie and have just setup a Linux server (RH9) at work,
> instaled Samba file sharing, interbase, all ok. We have a website and
> email supplied by an ISP, lets just say www.abc.com and the mail server
> at the ISP is mail.abc.com. The computer is setup with the hostname
> "abcserver.abcdomain". In the "redhat-config-bind" program for Domain
> Name Service, it is all set at the default with localhost etc and not
> abcserver. My machine is 100% up to date. I have also setup a static
> IP for the machine on the local network of 192.168.0.100.
> I want the machine to fetch the emails from mail.abc.com and filter them
> to different users (ie firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, etc.). I would also
> like firstname.lastname@example.org to get a copy of all emails.
> I have read about sendmail, procmail, etc. and see only scripting which
> is really complicated. I have downloaded pdf's and I am still confused.
> Is there a simple graphical program to setup email like this as I am
> very simple??
setting up an email server is not simple.
fetchmail to grab all mail from your isp and filter via
procmail/sendmail to cyrus imap server
you could incorporate spamassasin and some av (mailscanner) into this to
create a complete mail solution
some articles that may be of use to you:
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