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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
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