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



I am currently both a pacbell user and have sendmail running flawlessly to
send mail out.

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----- 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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