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mail-server-setup [10/06/2019 21:59]
ragulkanth postfix basic installation and configuration is done
mail-server-setup [10/06/2019 22:33] (current)
ragulkanth basic configuration done
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 +To store the emails we use Maildir format in which all the incoming and outgoing mails are stored in separate files and folders.
  
 +<​code>​
 +$ sudo postconf -e '​home_mailbox= Maildir/'​
 +</​code>​
 +
 +Setting the location for virtual_alias_maps table which maps the arbitrary mail accounts to linux user accounts.
 +
 +<​code>​
 +$ sudo postconf -e '​virtual_alias_maps= hash:/​etc/​postfix/​virtual'​
 +</​code>​
 +
 +Mapping the mail accounts to linux user accounts. For that we need to edit the file **/​etc/​postfix/​virtual**.
 +
 +<​code>​
 +ragulkanth@cooponscitech.in ragulkanth
 +manimaran@cooponscitech.in manimaran
 +prasanna@cooponscitech.in prasanna
 +</​code>​
 +
 +To make the above maps take effect
 +
 +<​code>​
 +$ sudo postmap /​etc/​postfix/​virtual
 +</​code> ​
 +
 +Now have to restart postfix
 +
 +<​code>​
 +$ sudo systemctl restart postfix
 +</​code>​
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