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Old 18th February 2006, 22:50
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i have setup the mx dns records but how do i create accounts and login details etc for email@domain.com address


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Old 19th February 2006, 00:10
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How did you configure your server, have you used one of the perfect setup howtos? Have you installed ISPConfig?
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Old 19th February 2006, 12:32
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i have manual configure it by opening the files and entering the information and then saving them. I have not using ispconfig or any of your how to's they seem a bit difficult. do i have to use a cp of some sort to setup it up or can i just do it manualy though the files to create the account, because to recevice the email i am just using a email client with the login detail and the the mail.example.com which i have set the dns records to point to a ip and also the mx records for the mail server address.

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Have a look at this thread: http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2
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Old 19th February 2006, 16:17
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i have done what say but it aint working theres no virtusertable and local-host-user in the postfix folder oh also when i restart postfix its say shutting down failed , but starting ok this is on fedora 4

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Quote:
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i have done what say but it aint working theres no virtusertable and local-host-user in the postfix folder
You must create these files.
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Old 19th February 2006, 20:59
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do you change any for the code whats in the quote boxes or just type all the code as it is there.


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You can do it exactly as described in this post: http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/sho...=4&postcount=2
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Old 20th February 2006, 02:23
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well i have done what it say but the problem i have is , i enter the mail server address as mail.domain.com but when connecting to say time out and the ip. I have set the domain:

www IN CNAME domain.com
domain.com IN A ip
mail IN CNAME domain.com
domain.com IN MX 10 mail.domain.com

i have no firewall on as yet and the port are right thought router, but cant understand why it aint connecting

oh last thing when i go to mail.doamin.com in the browser it display the stanard default start page when there no page in the root dir so it getting though ok.


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Old 20th February 2006, 02:33
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sorry my bad port was wrong, but it saying that the connection is refused


just done telnet mail.domain.com and to cannot connect to the host:s

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