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Re: [vox-tech] Can I do this?
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Re: [vox-tech] Can I do this?

Neat!  I'm hunting down information about setting up and configuring
Sendmail right now.  I'm hoping that I can avoid spending any actual
money on a book, but there seems to be a dearth of really basic

On Fri, 2002-03-08 at 17:49, Erik Mullinix wrote:
> I am currently both a pacbell user and have sendmail running flawlessly to
> send mail out.
> Hesperant
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rod Roark" <rod@sunsetsystems.com>
> To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 05, 2002 3:54 PM
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Can I do this?
> > On Tuesday 05 March 2002 15:42, Richard Crawford wrote:
> > > All I'm asking is whether this is possible, just so I can demonstrate my
> > > own lack of knowledge about e-mail and how the internet works.
> > >
> > > I'm running my RH7.2 computer at home, and I have Pacbell as my DSL
> > > provider.  When I send out mail, of course, I send it through Pacbell's
> > > servers.
> > >
> > > Is it possible to run a mail server on my own box so that I don't have
> > > to send through Pacbell's servers?  I understand that I'd have to do
> > > some security tightening to make sure no one uses my box for spamming.
> > >
> > > So... Is it possible?
> >
> > Of course, assuming PB does not prohibit it.  I recommend Postfix.
> >
> > -- Rod
> >    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
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