<> Does anyone know if anyone produces a shareware preconfigured
<> e-mail server running under linux.
<Donncha's install-sendmail sounds like the thing for this.
<> Requirements are for machine to dial the internet every hour, collect mail
<> from a POP account and then distribute e-mail to the users in the school.
<Are you sure you want to use POP download the mail? If you want
<that to work properly, you'll need to have one POP account at the
<ISP for each user on your system. You'll also need some way to
<maintain all the passwords for these accounts.
<Better to use UUCP (or whatever system your ISP uses for this kind
We all know Kenn's love of UUCP... 8-)
I'm nearly certain fetchmail can do this: get mail from various
pop servers and send them to the correct user file in /var/spool/mail
<> It is also to provide internal e-mail in that user1 at school.ie can send
aye it will. A bit cranky though. On dialing the internet, run senmail -q
to purge the mailq queue (i.e. send all queued messages)
<> Clients are POP3
<A POP3 server probably comes with your distribution.
<Also probably included in your distribution.
aye all the nessessary tools are in the distro other than the install-sendmail
script. (which is nice, but still hacking the .cf file is faster)
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