O'Reilly logo

Linux® Quick Fix Notebook by Peter Harrison

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 21. Configuring Linux Mail Servers

E-mail is an important part of any Web site you create. In a home environment, a free Web-based e-mail service may be sufficient, but if you are running a business, then a dedicated mail server will probably be required.

This chapter will show you how to use sendmail to create a mail server that will relay your mail to a remote user’s mailbox or incoming mail to a local mailbox. You’ll also learn how to retrieve and send mail via your mail server using a mail client such as Outlook Express or Evolution.

Configuring sendmail

One of the tasks in setting up DNS for your domain (my-web-site.org) is to use the MX record ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required