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Old 20th February 2008, 21:00
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You can use any email client (such as Thunderbird, Evolution, Outlook, etc.) for it. As SMTP- and POP3 server you can use any FQDN or IP address that's pointing to your server; the username is the email address, and then you need the password for that account. Don't forget to enable "Server requires authentication".
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Edit: the current situation is almost completely working! I got the virtual user logins and such checked out (just a note, maybe clarify the bit about mailbox setup in /home/vmail - I had to make the domain folder and the user folder, then send an email to the account so all the courier stuff got made)

Right now I have Thunderbird talking to them and retrieving emails just fine, however it seems that sending mail from inside Thunderbird doesn't work.

I'm guessing this has to do with the listening on local ports or something, is there a way I can open it up to allow me to send through thunderbird?

It just hangs for a minute or two, then gives me this message:
Sending of message failed.
The message could not be sent because connecting to the SMTP server scriptsamurai.com failed. [...]

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I had to make the domain folder and the user folder, then send an email to the account so all the courier stuff got made)
The folders are created automatically when you send the first email to that account.

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Right now I have Thunderbird talking to them and retrieving emails just fine, however it seems that sending mail from inside Thunderbird doesn't work.

I'm guessing this has to do with the listening on local ports or something, is there a way I can open it up to allow me to send through thunderbird?

It just hangs for a minute or two, then gives me this message:
Sending of message failed.
The message could not be sent because connecting to the SMTP server scriptsamurai.com failed. [...]
What's the output of
Code:
netstat -tap
and
Code:
iptables -L
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Netstat at:
http://s3rve.com/netstat.txt

And the iptables output:
Code:
Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT)
target     prot opt source               destination         

Chain FORWARD (policy ACCEPT)
target     prot opt source               destination         

Chain OUTPUT (policy ACCEPT)
target     prot opt source               destination
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The outputs look ok.
Is scriptsamurai.com pointing to the correct server? Have you tried to use the server's IP address in your email client instead of a domain name?
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