Virtual POP server
Posted on 1999-07-16
Here's the question for whichever linux wiz can help me *grin*:
I am investing in a dedicated linux server which will run redhat6.0. I am experimenting on my own system to get practice. I have gotten DNS & Apache all working but I want to get the pop server up. I would like to use the virtual pop server since it will allow each domain on my server to have repetitive logins (like 'sales' etc).
In my 'inetd.conf' file I have the pop comand as follows:
pop-3 stream tcp nowait root /usr/lib/linuxconf/lib/vpop3d
(this is all one one line incase it doesn't appear so here).
I setup my mail domain as dpworld.net, than my mail MX record as pop.dpworld.net. I then used 'netconf' (i guess same as linuxconf utility) to setup a virtual domain for pop.titanic.com. I setup a normal user account for my pop.dpworld.net server, then I then used 'userconf' to setup a virtual pop account under pop.titanic.com.
When i do a 'telnet pop.dpworld.net pop-3' i get 'POP3 Sever 1.blah blah' however i cannot get it to accept the username i have setup.
When i do a 'telnet pop.titanic.com pop-3' i get 'Virtual POP3 Server 1.blah blah. This seems to suggest that things are working, but again, I cannot login here with the VirPop user I setup for pop.titanic.com in 'userconf'.
My provider is going to give me 10ip#s with my server. Is it realistic to think that i can get virtual email domains working or do i need an ip for each one, like linuxconf seems to suggest.
Any ideas on my problem,