Qmail Quickstarter: Install, Set Up and Run your own Email Server

Qmail Quickstarter: Install, Set Up and Run your own Email Server

A fast-paced and easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide that gets you up and running quickly
What You Will Learn
  •     Installing, configuring, and compiling qmail
  •     Getting emails in and out of the queue, along with storing, retrieving, and authenticating them
  •     Virtualisation of domains and user management, filtering spam, and other advanced features like SSL encryption and mailing lists

Chapter 1: Basic Qmail: This chapter explains compiling, installing, and configuring a basic qmail system. Finally, it shows the best practices for using qmail.

Chapter 2: Getting Email into the Queue: This chapter covers the ways of getting email into the on-disk queue. It also covers authentication and other mail protocols.

Chapter 3: Getting Email Out of the Queue: This chapter discusses delivering email both locally and remotely along with the various kinds of users that qmail supports.

Chapter 4: Storing and Retrieving Email: This chapter provides a comparative analysis of storage formats of qmail with respect to popular formats, reliability, and speed of storing and retrieving emails.

Chapter 5: Virtualization: This chapter explains a generic virtualization framework and its virtual domains where user management and popular solutions will be handled. In the last section, multiple installations and their pros and cons are explained.

Chapter 6: Filtering: As the name suggests, this chapter discusses blocking viruses and also preventing spam from getting out.

Chapter 7: Advanced: This chapter discusses advanced features like SSL Encryption and mailing lists.

Chapter 8: Administration, Optimizing, and Monitoring: This chapter discusses the log files, their format, and problems associated with them. Finally, there are tips to make your qmail faster.

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