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  I want to install mac as a server and configure it as mail server for 10 users, can someone help what mac server version and from where to download


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Hi, if your Mac can run Yosemite its very easy:

https://www.apple.com/uk/osx/server/how-to-upgrade/

What Mac do you have ? I run Xserve mail servers on both Tiger Server and Leopard Server which are not a simple app install so this link may be of no use to you. If your question was also around config it could not be easier and is well documented here:

http://krypted.com/mac-security/configure-the-os-x-yosemite-server-mail-service/

See also the following link about MX records:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MX_record
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Hi

I'm trying to install in my IBM intel based pc, is that supported?
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Hi, its not supported. You would be better off installing Fedora or Ubuntu and then Sendmail - all opensource

http://www.linuxselfhelp.com/quick/sendmail.html

Or use Google Apps or Hosted Exchange like 365 or Intemedia.
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Also... In terms of high availability running a mail server on your PC might not be the wisest choice.
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It's easier to install Linux and run Postfix or Exim, than to try to shoehorn OSX onto a PC platform that's not officially supported by Apple.
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