smtp+pop3+imap+tls+webmail+anti spam+anti virus
prestonh at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 22:21:57 UTC 2009
On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 3:55 PM, Eugeneapolinary Ju
<eugeneapolinary81 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> does anyone has a good howto, docs how to set up an smtp, pop3, imap server, with webmail, and has anti virus solution, and even spam filtering? :D [plus secure connection for the clients :D ]
> wich softwares are the best for this? [e.g.: "vsftpd is the most secure ftp server"..]
> users would be from /etc/passwd [so not virtual users]
> thank you!
> p.s.: I've already googled :( :\
Here is a decent basic Postfix setup:
Here is a good guide to spam filtering with Postfix (although it may
be a little out dated)
Generally, here are my recommendations for your requests. You usually
can just google "ubuntu <program name>" and find decent guides for
most of them. I understand though that without know what the <program
name> should be, it can be difficult.
First, start with Postfix
For pop3/IMAP both courier and dovecot have their strengths and
weaknesses. I have always used courier, but like dovecot. To me it
is pretty much a 50/50 toss up, although I am sure there are others
who would differ. I would just pick one that you can find a guide for
and go with it. I think the first link above has a courier guide in
I am currently using roundcube: http://roundcube.net/ It has its
shortcomings, but I tend to like it better overall than Squirrelmail.
Antivirus/Spam filtering: amavis with clamav and spamassassin
Honestly I haven't gone through all of these guides, but they should
get you going at least.
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