Help with setting up small email server

Lou Kamenov phayze at
Thu May 22 15:50:28 BST 2003

In some email I received from "Daniel Finnimore" <dan at> on Thu, 22 May
2003 14:27:13 +0100, wrote:

> I would like to set up an email server for 20 users each having a pop3 mailbox. To keep
> network trafic to a minimun I wish to dial the ISP every 15 minutes from 7am to 9pm
> Monday to Saturday. The mailserver will then fetch the mail and distribute same. 
> At the moment I am struggling with setting up dns to get sendmail working. I cannot even
> mail myself it just gets deferred.

I'm doing something similar using qmail and getmail.
Getmail downloads all the emails and stores them into qmail's Maildir.

qmail -> 
qmail-howto ->

getmail -> /usr/ports/mail/getmail


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