* Norbert Lieckfeldt wrote:So are you going to replace the current WinXP maching with the Ubuntu>
> I am thinking of setting up Ubuntu as a mailserver on a small peer to
> peer network (eight PCs). The current server (running Win XP Pro) also
> serves as the internet gateway for the network and has two network cards.
one, or is the Ubuntu server going to be behind the gateway?
Are the users accessing from inside your LAN only, or outside as well> Some users access mail through IMAP, others use pop. Also, I need a
> webmail facility as some users sometimes need to access their mails off
I have something like this - I use postfix mail server, dovecot IMAP> Are there any simple guides in how to tie in an Ubuntu machine into a
> peer to peer network, to set up imap and pop servers as well as a
> webmail service?
server, squirrelmail webmail server.
Suggest you get postfix working first, then install dovecot, then
squirrelmail. There are any number of howtos on this, even on the
ubuntu website/forums. Have a scrounge around there.
,-o Ubuntu v5.10 (Breezy Badger): kernel 2.6.12-9-386,
o ) postfix 2.2.4, procmail 3.22, mutt 1.5.11i,
`-o slrn 0.9.8.1/rt (score_color patch), vim 7.0d (beta)