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How to set up mail server on CentOS

Hi,

I have set up a centos server assigned a domain name and an IP. I want to install email service on the server. How can I do this?

Any idea or links are appreciated!
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rindiCommented:
Do you only want a simple mailserver, or do you prefer a groupware Server? For Groupware you could go for Horde, check the Link below on how to set this up:

http://wiki.horde.org/CentOS5InstallationNotes

Or another Groupware Suite would be Zimbra:

http://www.classhelper.org/articles/centos-5-zimbra-server/

If you only require mail, then you can follow the guide below for setting up postfix:

http://www.1a-centosserver.com/centos_linux_mail_server/centos_mail_server.php
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farzanjCommented:
There are two default email clients on CentOS.  Sendmail and Postfix.

You can install then from your CentOS DVD or from the online repository.

yum install sendmail

Or

yum install postfix

After that you have t ofollow simple configuration using this guide
http://www.linuxhomenetworking.com/wiki/index.php/Quick_HOWTO_:_Ch21_:_Configuring_Linux_Mail_Servers#Starting_Sendmail
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wsyyAuthor Commented:
I forgot to mention that I plan to use the email service in a distributed computing environment. Also Java + Jetty Tomcat (not php+apache) is the language and application server. Does it require special attention in addition to what you guys suggested?

Thanks
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farzanjCommented:
How would distributed environment affect?  Do you want mail cluster?  Sendmail can still do that.  Other than that why would a distributed environment change anything?  Yes, you can have Java and other technologies running concurrently.
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