Home file server - looking for ULTRA BASIC mail agent
tom.bz2 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 00:02:20 UTC 2009
My friend just set up msmtp on his home server because our ISP blocks
a lot of Internet ports. But in the end its basically a relay from
gmail to his server; and from his server to gmail to the world.
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 5:55 PM, Karl Goetz <karl at kgoetz.id.au> wrote:
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> "Greg Michalski" <ubuntulists at distinctperspectives.com> wrote:
>> Browsing through the Ubuntu packages list, sSMTP looks like a good
>> solution. Does anyone have experience with it and am I right in my
>> interpretation of the description here :
>> http://www.linux.com/feature/132006 in reading that it meets my needs
>> stated above? It reads like it's very easy to setup and in effect I
>> only have a single user.
>> Any comments/suggestions/flaming appreciated. :)
> sSMTP does fit the bill, but will discard email when its upstream
> server is unreachable (and not resend later).
> There's also a number of issues open in the Debian BTS over the package,
> and I believe its no longer maintained upstream.
> - --
> Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
> Debian user / gNewSense contributor
> No, I won't join your social networking group
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