[TriLUG] Mail ???
hsc-linux at nc.rr.com
Thu Jul 15 17:56:38 EDT 2004
Jason thanks for your help with the e-mail issues. Thank you to everyone
who helped me out. I have a lot of reading and configuring to do. I was
a lug meeting a year ago and you did a presentation on
Postfix/Squirrelmail etc. Do you still have that presentation? My notes
point me to the link below but I can't read whatever type of file it is.
On Thu, 2004-07-15 at 08:19, Aaron S. Joyner wrote:
> Hugh Crissman wrote:
> >So, if I take this approach, where does it leave me in the future if I
> >decide to setup my own mail server and/or use squirlmail/webmail?
> >On Wed, 2004-07-14 at 23:46, Jason Tower wrote:
> >>just trying to follow the minimalistic unix approach :-)
> >>postfix is not what you need. fetchmail will, uh, fetch mail from the
> >>pop account and save it somewhere (mbox, maildir, whatever). then your
> >>mail client can read it. i'm pretty sure you can set fetchmail to send
> >>messages thru procmail, which can invoke spamassassin and do sorting,
> >>etc. i haven't used fetchmail much lately but there are plenty of docs
> >>out there.
> It leaves you "sitting pretty". In order to set up the system as it
> has been described (with fetchmail, postfix, optionally spamassassin and
> or procmail, etc) you will have done most of the hard work of setting up
> an email server. They only changes that will have to be made are likely
> DNS changes, and perhaps some very minor changes to postfix (depending
> on how you set it up initially).
> For more information including design ideas, FAQs, etc check out the
> fetchmail home page:
> And when in doubt, read the actually quite complete manual:
> Aaron S. Joyner
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