SMTP   view as chat

(Part of the detailed Step-by-Step Installation Guide for setting up the Server)

Needed for Admin alerts & for Applications' mail functionality. Also useful for POP-3/IMAP users.

NB Debian (& hence Ubuntu) have a unique way of configuring Exim:

sudo apt-get install exim4
sudo dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config

split into small files? No
configuration: mail sent by smarthost; received via SMTP or fetchmail
system mail name: mail.asiasource2
Listen on:
Other destinations: camp.asiasource2:blog.asiasource2:wiki.asiasource2
Machines to relay mail for:
Hide local: Yes
visible name: mail.asiasource2
Dial on demand: No
mbox format in /var/mail/

sudo vi /etc/aliases

root: admin@internet.mail
webmaster: root

sudo newaliases 
sudo /etc/init.d/exim4 restart

Continue with the rest of the detailed Step-by-Step Installation Guide

Last edited by: Fran