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santasi24 21st December 2010 16:23

Webmail Access
 
I just want to thank you guys first for these tutorials;

Now how would I access my webmail on my server (ubuntu 10.10 tutorial setup) from the internet?

I can access it locally by http://192.168.1.1/webmail (not real IP)

falko 22nd December 2010 16:24

Forward port 80 from your router to 192.168.1.1.
You can get a hostname from dyndns.org that you can use to access webmail from outside your LAN.

santasi24 28th December 2010 10:17

Hi Falko, we have an ISP provider that handles the routing of e-mails and all; I am guessing I need to ask then to forward the traffic to the specified port.

Now am I able to forward the email traffic to another port besides "80"?

If yes where can I edit that on the server?

falko 29th December 2010 16:18

If your ISP doesn't block ports 25 (email) and 80 (http), all you have to do is configure your router to forward these ports. Your ISP doesn't have anything to do with this.

santasi24 12th January 2011 12:15

Thanks Falko, all works fine now. I got a www.mail.mydomain.net from dynDNS then instructed the guys that route our outside IP address to point traffic to that url to my local PC that holds mail. Perfect. :D


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