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- Subject: RE: smtp?
- From: Søren Pingel Dalsgaard <pingel at mjolner dot dk>
- Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 21:13:21 +0200
Thanks! I'll see what I can find...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gerrit P. Haase [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 31. august 2001 00:23
> To: Søren Pingel Dalsgaard
> Subject: Re: smtp?
> Søren Pingel Dalsgaard schrieb am 2001-08-30, 23:31:
> >I would like to setup my Win2000 machine with cygwin as a mail
> server. Can
> >you help me? I saw that you wrote something about ssmtp and smptd and I
> >think that you might be able to help me!?
> > Søren
> >PS: I tried running ssmtp-config but I haven't got a clue what
> to answer...
> Hi Søren,
> Unfortunately i had problems with file locking, so the solution with
> smtpd didn't work very well.
> With cygwin comes this tool: ssmtp.exe
> But it is only able to send out mail to one fix IP adress.
> The answers to the config are easy, it will write this file:
> # /etc/ssmtp.conf -- a config file for sSMTP sendmail.
> # The person who gets all mail for userids < 10
> # The place where the mail goes. The actual machine name is required
> # no MX records are consulted. Commonly mailhosts are named
> # The example will fit if you are in domain.com and you mailhub
> is so named.
> # Where will the mail seem to come from?
> # The full hostname
> # Set this to never rewrite the "From:" line (unless not given) and to
> # use that address in the "from line" of the envelope.
> Really important is only one Information:
> thats the name or the IP-adress where ssmtp should send its email to.
> May also be the mailserver of your ISP.
> Play around with the other options, once it is working.
> You will need a mail server which is reachable by ssmtp, i use mailtraq
> which is a proxy,mail,web,ftp,nntp,gateway,fetchmail,fetchnews,.........
> all-in-one server, works just fine, needs less memory. mailtraq.com
> For windows (which version do you use, server?, professional?) there are
> some more out there. I built xmailserver, but there is also a binary
> there, it is completely free, and works well, also provides a sendmail
> emulation which could be used for cygwin instead of ssmtp.
> Xmailserver also
> does fetchmail from several pop3 servers for you, i like it, and
> there will
> be a 1.0 release soon. It has powerful filtering abilities and there are
> also tools for gui administration. http://xmailserver.org
> I used a long time dmail from netwinsite which is free for personal
> use and very good! ( http://www.netwinsite.com/dmail/download.htm )
> Very easy to use GUI, really great for the beginning. Stable and fast.
> I hope that helps,
> Isn't a mailserver included in win2000?
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