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Old 23rd March 2008, 00:59
tapsemi tapsemi is offline
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Arrow Help! Is This Email Arrangement OK ??

I am running a webserver with a VPS host. Now I plan to send out some automatic emails to various users from this webserver and users will be sending back emails to my website. So I installed postfix SMTP application for sending out emails, and I am planning to use gmail to receive the emails. For now there will be only two email accounts for this website, say contact@xyzdomain.com and webmaster@xyzdomain.com. Is this arrangement OK. What do I need to tell my webhosting company to change, to accommodate this arrangement. MX record only? Please let me know.
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Old 23rd March 2008, 19:45
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Yes, the MX record must point to your server. Then you must set up mailboxes on that server. You can do that manually: http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2

To forward the mails to your Gmail account, you can use /etc/aliases. After you've modified /etc/aliases, run
and restart Postfix.
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