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tanarrifujitsu at optusnet.com.au
Thu Jan 26 00:15:15 UTC 2006
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Tim Vaughan wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I want to learn how to set up a mailserver with several mailing lists.
> I have a domain somedomain.org.uk and I want to run the server at
> lists.somedomain.org.uk. I'm aware of a few mailserver howtos for
> Breezy but I need a hand on the DNS side of things. How can I create
> the subdomain lists.somedomain.org.uk and make a particular server the
> mailserver for that domain? Also, can I just open port 25 on a
> computer on my network or is it more difficult than that?
> Any pointers to online howtos would be appreciated - I have a lot of
> learning to do!
Port 25 is the only one required for receiving mail for a domain. To set
up the mailserver for a domain, you need to specify it in a MX (Mail
eXchanger) record in DNS. I have no idea about configuring an MTA, but I
am sure somebody else will be able to help you.
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