Lightweight simple e-mail that only Sends local e-mail

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by phantomk, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. phantomk

    phantomk New Member

    Lightweight simple program that only sends local e-mail

    I am looking for a simple and lightweight application that will send e-mail generated by system messages, php, etc... to the outside world. The server will not recieve any mail of any kind. I host my e-mail on an exchange server and have no desire of any kind to have e-mail be recieved on the server.

    Does anyone know of a good application/guide/setup that will do what I want ?
     
    Last edited: Apr 29, 2009
  2. id10t

    id10t Member

    The system SMTP set up should handle local mail from cron jobs, etc. Typically sendmail is used, but exim, etc. are all options.

    As far as a mail client to send with, the mail command could work. I like to use mailm
     
  3. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

  4. phantomk

    phantomk New Member

    I did a little bit more reading, and found that sSmtp is a good alternative, but it requires the use of a SMTP server elsewhere, I would really prefer that the server that I am sending the e-mail from, be able to send directly from it, without the use of another server.
     
  5. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    I'd simply install Postfix. You can make it listen on localhost only (inet_interfaces = 127.0.0.1) so that noone can send any mails to the server.
     

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