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Internal Mail Server Configuration

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We have altogether 150 computers in our LAN, I had installed  Redhat 9 running DHCP and Squid proxy for internet sharing, now I want to configure my Linux server as internal mail server, is it possible? if possible how? pls help.
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by:pablouruguay
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you need to install sendmail, RH9 is comming with sendmail or you can download from www.sendmail.org

if you need the RPM you can download from www.rpmfind.net

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by:owensleftfoot
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Redhat 9.0 will already have installed sendmail by default. www.webmin.org will give you a tool which allows you to configure sendmail.
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by:ranadastidar
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I had already webmain for server configuration utility, but I want to a web interface for internal mail server, is it possible?
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by:pablouruguay
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i dont understand, webmin have the module for use and configuring sendmail
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by:ranadastidar
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I know it but I want to use internal mail with a web interface like yahoomail or hotmail where user can login with their password and send/receive mail.
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by:pablouruguay
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ahhhhh i understand now!!!!       you need a webmail

you can use squirrelmail is the RH9 standart or can download

or openebmail more secure in perl.

you can search in www.freshmeat.net have many of this.
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by:ranadastidar
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can you give me some basic idea regarding send mail configuration. I want to use it as internal mail sever, not for external.
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pablouruguay earned 125 total points
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you can use the name of your computer instead a domain name.


in the sendmail directory you need to add.,

in local-host-names    ........>  yourcomputername

access .... >  your network example    192.168.1.0  RELAY

relay-domains   ......> you accept relays   yourcomputername

only this.
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by:ranadastidar
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what about the web interface?
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by:ranadastidar
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web interface where user open any web browser and there should me login name and password option, after filling up he would be allowed for email sending and receiving.
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