[TriLUG] Banging away at mail server setup
David A. Cafaro
Mon, 10 Dec 2001 14:24:51 -0500
I don't know for sure (as far as account to email), but I know you can
setup a system that uses MySQL for email. I'm in the process of getting
the following setup:
This sets up pop, imap that uses MySQL for email and account storage. They
use postfix by default so you are already part of the way there. Just an
idea, good luck with the mail stuff.
At 01:46 PM 12/10/2001 -0500, you wrote:
>Trying (still) to set up a mail server.
>Red Hat 7.2 kernel 2.4.7-10 on a Dell Power Edge 1400SC.
>Removed sendmail and installed Postfix from RPM. Configured postfix, and
>brought it up. Works fine.
>I then installed the imap RPM that came with the Red Hat cd set, which
>installs POP and IMAP.
>Here's where I get foggy again. Where do I set up account for the people
>that will be getting their
>mail from this server? I don't have to create OS accounts for them do I? Or,
>do I? In other words,
>where I do create mailboxes? Is this part of POP? (From what I've read, it
>isn't part of postfix (or any MTA)
>If it matters, I'm trying to set this up for Windows clients to access
>(please don't flog me, it's not my choice).
>Sorry for the dumb questions. I've never set up a mail server before, don't
>really 'get it' yet from reading,
>and I'm pretty new to linux in general. But hey, I'm having fun! :-)
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