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Old 10th December 2010, 02:26
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Hello, I have used two(2) guides for helping me setup up a LAMP server again. I have just started up my Linux box since about 5 or 6 months. So I installed Ubuntu 10.10 32 Bit Server. I found this guide on making a LAMP server; http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-se...at-ispconfig-3 and I have used these articles from the Ubuntu site; https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MailServer. I have used the articles on how to install and set up Postfix, PostfixAmavisNew, Courier, and Squirrelmail. Also in the guide on howtoforge it wanted to me to install FTPd and Quota, which I did not because I did not want to create an FTP server. It also is having my install fail2ban and jailkit, which I did not install again because I think those are for FTP clients. So I got to the last page of the tutorial on howtoforge where I install ISPConfig and Configure it and I read and did what the articles on the Ubuntu site and I can login to Squirrelmail where it shows my INBOX and my IMAP server is working correctly . I went to test if my webmail was working and within Squirrelmail I composed an email to send to my gmail and my nycap account and I get an error. The error states
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Message not  sent. Server replied:  Transaction failed
554 5.7.1 <*********@nycap.rr.com>: Relay  access denied
Also I was wondering if there was a way where I can add more users because I was going to use this and give clan members an email address on the server. How would I add more users?

Also another thing I was wondering was do I really need ISPConfig? I mean all I will be using my Linux box for is a TF2 or CS:S server, or possibly a BF BC2 server (If the files get released). I will also use it for hosting a website for my clan and a web server so I can setup members with their own email address if they want one. I would only be running one site, one game server and a webmail server so if ISPConfig really needed?


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Old 10th December 2010, 13:05
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If you want an email server without the FTP, and ISPConfig stuff, please use this guide: http://www.howtoforge.com/virtual-us...l-ubuntu-10.10
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Old 13th December 2010, 22:10
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Sorry, for the late response. Thank you for the guide, I am currently trying it and I will let you know how it works out
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Old 13th December 2010, 23:15
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Well, I just finished with your guide. When I go to log into SquirrelMail I get this message: ERROR: Connection dropped by IMAP server. This happened last time I used the other guide, I think I might be doing something wrong. So I guess I will just start over and reinstall Ubuntu again and try from scratch. Its weird. When I used the guide from here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MailServer i could log in to SquirrelMail, but I couldn't send emails... haa. So I have no idea what guide to use.
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Well, I just finished with your guide. When I go to log into SquirrelMail I get this message: ERROR: Connection dropped by IMAP server.
Did you send a welcome email, as described in the tutorial?
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Old 14th December 2010, 21:39
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Yes I did. But I will try again. I think I am going to reinstall Ubuntu and start over. I just have a few questions though on what guides to use and such. Basically what I want to do with my Linux box is this. I want to host a website for my gaming clan and set up web mail. I have already bought a domain from GoDaddy (brl-clan.com) So is it possible to have an email like this? user@brl-clan.com, I know when my cousin gave me some web space when he used to work for a hosting company I set up an email for myself and a friend in cPanel. Is there a way to do this without cPanel? Also I will be running a game server for Counter Strike or Team Fortress 2. So what guides would be good for me to use? I found these guides on setting up a Perfect Server; http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-se...at-ispconfig-2, and http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-se...ispconfig-3-p2 but also I do not want ISPConfig because I will be only using my server for one website and web space for only myself. Also for setting up Courier, Postfix, SquirrleMail and what ever else is needed for web mail I found these; https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MailServer and http://www.howtoforge.com/virtual-us...l-ubuntu-10.10. But which guides are the correct ones that I use that suite my needs?

P.S. Also, do you know anything about GoDaddy and how to set up the domain I bought from them? Because right now all I am doing is redirecting people to my IP when they type in my domain (brl-clan.com) and do not think that is a correct way. Do I need to set up a DNS on my Linux Box or anything, etc.?

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Is there a way to do this without cPanel?
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P.S. Also, do you know anything about GoDaddy and how to set up the domain I bought from them? Because right now all I am doing is redirecting people to my IP when they type in my domain (brl-clan.com) and do not think that is a correct way. Do I need to set up a DNS on my Linux Box or anything, etc.?

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In GoDaddy's web interface, you can manage your DNS records. just point your domains/subdomains (e.g. yourdomain.com, www.yourdomain.com, mail.yourdomain.com) to your public IP, and also create an MX record for yourdomain.com that points to mail.yourdomain.com.
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Old 16th December 2010, 00:38
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Okay, than you very much! I decided to just start over and reinstall Ubuntu Server. The two guides I will use for setting up my LAMP server is this one; http://www.howtoforge.com/installing...ntu-10.10-lamp. the guide I will be using to set up web mail for virtual users would be this guide; http://www.howtoforge.com/virtual-us...l-ubuntu-10.10. The only questions that I have right now is the hostname of my server. You use server1.example.com. If I am going to be using my server for a website, webmail and a game server, what should I name mine? In the past I have used Ubuntu-server1, Ubuntu-server1.com, and cs-server.nycap.rr.com. But I do not know if those are the correct way of naming a server? If I have a domain name purchased should I name my server the name name as my domain name? So my hostname of my server would be brl-clan.com, or something like that. Because in some of your guides you instruct us to replace server1.example.com with our host name. Why is your host name what it is? Do i need to have a .com? Or can it just be one word like Ubuntuserver? Or even the name of my domain name I bought (brl-clan) or do I need the .com? Like in your guide for webmail with Virtual users there is one step where we are configuring Postfix and I need a valid FQN, is my FQN brl-clan.com? Those are some of the steps I am confused on. Also another question is with DNS. How would I set up a DNS so I do not have to just set up a forward in GoDaddy when people type in my domain. I have it currently set up where when you type in brl-clan.com it forwards you to my IP address issued to me by my ISP. But I know this is not the "correct" way and I was just wondering how to set up a DNS and such so I do not have to forward people and I can have my domain mail.brl-clan.com for web mail instead of www.brl-clan.com/squirrelmail.

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It doesn't need to be a .com domain, you can use any top-level domain. If you use the domain brl-clan.com, you could name your servers like server1.brl-clan.com, server2.brl-clan.com, h523.brl-clan.com, whatever you like. But it should be a fully qualified domain name - just using something like Ubuntu-server1 without a domain is not enough.
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It doesn't need to be a .com domain, you can use any top-level domain. If you use the domain brl-clan.com, you could name your servers like server1.brl-clan.com, server2.brl-clan.com, h523.brl-clan.com, whatever you like. But it should be a fully qualified domain name - just using something like Ubuntu-server1 without a domain is not enough.
Okay, Thank you! I will be naming my server BarRoomLegends.brl-clan.com. Now what does this mean if this is my host name? Sorry if that question doesn't make sense. Also sorry I haven't posted in a while. My CD/DVD drive is shot in my server and i need to find an old IDE one.
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