Help needed with mail server setup
good_bye300 at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 29 06:26:39 UTC 2007
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I am trying to setup the following,
and I have made some progress. Here's my setup.
Fetchmail (downloads from my gmail account)
Mutt (I need to recompile it to use an
encryption plugin and compression for email)
Evolution (Reads mail that Fetchmail
downloads, and needs to be able to use Postfix for sending
Procmail (Sorts my email with regular
expressions and prints certain emails, I also need to set
it up in conjunction with Spam Assassin)
Fetchyahoo (downloads emails from my yahoo
account because pop3 access is not free for those
who sign up with and choose usa as their country)
Mailman (I'm still trying to figure out what I
am going to use this for, but I think it would
be very cool and useful to learn.)
Postfix (smtp server for relaying mail to a
Here are my questions.
How can I know if I need SASL when setting up
How can I know if I need SMTP Authentication?
Do I need it because gmail uses it even though
I will be relaying mails to my internet
Should I configure Postfix to use mbox or
Why should I configure it to use one or the
Does Fetchmail use mbox or Maildir?
Which one does it use by default?
Should I configure Postfix to use the same as
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