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Creating a Local Email Delivery Server

<p>In this lab, we will install and configure a Postfix email server for local delivery and then test the server by sending messages to local users.</p>

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 1h 0m
Clock icon Oct 24, 2019

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Install the Postfix email server

    Using the appropriate system commands, install postfix if it is not already installed.

  2. Challenge

    Explore the server configuration file

    Examine the contents of the configuration file.

  3. Challenge

    Configure the server for local email delivery

    Make any necessary changes to the configuration files so that email will be delivered to your local user.

  4. Challenge

    Install client software to test our configuration

    Install any software you may need to test the configuration.

  5. Challenge

    Send test emails

    Using test software, send a test email to a user on the server.

  6. Challenge

    Explore the mail spool and delivery

    Examine the email spool folder and see what files are there.

  7. Challenge

    Identify and review email logs

    Examine the logs for the email system. Examine any system messages that relate to email.

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