[commercial] sendmail setup request

Zane C. B-H. vvelox at vvelox.net
Sun Jul 8 13:15:40 UTC 2018

On Sun, 08 Jul 2018 14:22:14 +0530
Mayuresh Kathe <mayuresh at kathe.in> wrote:

> hi,
> i own a domain (kathe.in) for which email services are provided by the
> domain registrar itself. email services include imap, smtp and
> webmail.
> the problem is that i lean more towards using mailx under bsd and at
> the same time also wish to have my mails stored online (or rather
> non-locally).
> i might be wrong, but i have concluded that the best and also the most
> economical solution would be to go for either rootbsd or digitalocean
> using a freebsd instance and run sendmail to provide email services in
> and out of the instance.
> and now comes the real bummer, i don't have any idea about how to
> setup sendmail to allow the above.
> if there is anyone with expertise in setting up sendmail under freebsd
> i would be more than willing to pay her/his charges for the same.

On another note, just because FreeBSD comes with sendmail by default
does not mean you have to use it.

Personally I would suggest sparing your sanity and checking out Postfix

As far as off site storage goes, I personally would use that for backup
instead of general mail store.

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