Monday, August 24, 2009

Ubuntu relay email server through ISPs SMTP

Easy way to setup fast, simple and reliable email relay server which will work with ISPs smtp server.

1. Install EXIM4 server: apt-get install exim4 exim4-config

2. run : dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config; choose following config:

a: mail sent by smarthost; no local mail

b: you domain name (example.com)

c: loopback address

d: nothing

e: domain name (example.com)

f: ISP's host name - smtp.comcast.net

g: No

h: Yes

3. Test, using php, perl or install mail utils: apt-get install mailutils :

a. type: mail your@email.com

b. cc:

c: subject

d: body

e type single period (.) to send

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