Amavisd-new acts as a connecting point between Spamassassin, Clamav and Postfix. This is important to remember because much of the configuration that would seem to be done on Spamassasin directly, actually occurs in the amavisd-new configuration file.Read more »
Dovecot can be used with Postfix to host multiple domains on your mail server. In this section, the focus will be on creating passwords for users on multiple domains with Dovecot.
Edit your /etc/dovecot.conf file to reflect these changesRead more »
This tutorial will show you how to set up your log statistics to be mailed to you every night so you know what is happening with your Postfix Mail Server.
Set up a cron job so that it will run at 11:55 PM, just before midnight as you want to get all of the logs for that day. Be sure to give enough time for the script to run before the next dayRead more »
The default admin user is cyrus; however, an additional admin may be needed, or for some reason the default does not work a new admin can be created. Create an admin user name on the system with a password first. cyrus is the default and will be created when cyrus IMAP is installed. However, a good password must be created, see the example.Read more »
I used to receive around 5,000-7,000 spams daily on angsuman [at] taragana [dot] com email which is publicly available on the internet. It was consuming too many productive hours daily to fight spam. I decided to fight back. To reduce the spams I first made changes to my postfix configuration with the aim to stop most spams upfront.Read more »
"This tutorial shows how to set up a Gentoo 2007.0 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall..."Read more »
Issue 8 of o3 magazine is now available. This issue provides an end to end guide for building enterprise grade email systems using FOSS. o3 magazine is a FREE digital magazine, published twice a month in PDF format.Read more »
IF YOU'RE a Linux user and, like yours truly, not really a professional full-time Unix/Linux sysadmin, you might also be puzzled like I was about how to set up Postfix to route local system-generated email to your email client. If you're not a Linux user, or not curious, you can stop reading here, because this article is about how to solve that problem.Read more »