[commercial] sendmail setup request

Mayuresh Kathe mayuresh at kathe.in
Mon Jul 9 06:33:00 UTC 2018

On 2018-07-09 05:40 AM, Olivier wrote:
> Mayuresh Kathe <mayuresh at kathe.in> writes:
>> my goals are very basic and hence quite simple.
>> i should be able to log into the freebsd instance as my username
>> which would be the same as my email address (mayuresh at kathe.in)
>> and use mailx to go through my emails.
>> i don't need imap nor webmail.
>> i know it must be a simple sendmail setup, but frankly, i'm not
>> capable enough to understand the in-and-out of sendmail to be
>> able to configure it to my requirement.
> If your needs are really limited to what you describe, you may consider
> using fetchmail to get the mail from your current mail server (at your
> registrar). Fetchmail should dump your mail on your FreeBSD system and
> you will be able to use mailx. That way, you avoid all the problems of
> setting up a machine intended to receive mail.
> The configuration to send mail from your FreeBSD/mailx machine should 
> be
> quite simple (just a few lines to tell sendmail to push your outgoing
> mail to the mail server at your registrar).
> If you really inted to set-up your onw complete mail system, goodluck,
> because it is a lot of work to do :)

my needs are indeed limited to what i have described, on reading it, you
would notice that i do not wish to have my mails be stored locally.
i want to have the mails on a server instance so that i can access them
from a machine other than mine via ssh.

i know that setting up a complete mail system would be a lot of work, 
that's why i have tagged my emails with the "commercial" tag as well as
mentioned in my first mail in this thread that i wouldn't mind paying
the fees required by someone who can build me that sendmail 

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