Linux: Email Services (LPIC-2)

Postfix is a common SMTP server in Linux with Dovecot providing client POP3 and IMAP access. This course will teach you how to install and manage email services on Ubuntu 16.04 Linux.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 20, 2018
Duration
2h 21m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 20, 2018
Duration
2h 21m
Description

Do you need to be the Linux Administrator who can resolve and manage the corporate email system? In this course, Linux: Email Services (LPIC-2), you will gain the ability to setup and manage Linux based email systems as well as prepare yourself for the LPIC-2 exam. First, you will learn to make use of Debian variables to ensure you are presented with the full installation script for Postfix, the SMTP service in Linux. Next, you will discover how to secure SMTP with TLS using STARTTLS, utilizing the single port 25. Finally, you will explore how to configure and manage POP3 and IMAP services with Dovecot. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Linux Email services required by the LPIC-2 202 exam.

About the author
About the author

Andrew is a committed evangelist of the Linux Operating System and the concept of community and freedom that it provides. He has worked as a technical trainer since 1995 and has taught throughout the world, including Australia, the US, Germany and Eastern Europe. Andrew started teaching Linux in 2004 when Novell acquired SUSE and has been a long time supporter of Novell and provides SYSOP support the the Certifed Novell Instructor community on Linux. Andrew founded theurbanpenguin and has been submitting video training material to his YouTube channel since 2009 and currently has over 8,500 subscribers and 1.6 Million views. Andrew has had two publications with Packt: Citrix Access Gateway VPX Essentials (2012) and Citrix XenApp (2013).

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone and welcome. My name is Andrew Mallett, but you may also know me as the Urban Penguin. We look today at extending the LPIC level 2 courses that we have by adding in the topic 211, Managing Email Services. Yes, you can be the guru within your organization, the person who can effectively manage email within your enterprise. Being able to deploy Postfix as your SMTP server and Dovecot to provide remote access to the client mailboxes using either POP3 or IMAP. During the course we will show you many demonstrations, making sure that you are able to make use of DEBIAN variables to expose more complete installation scripts when using app to install your packages. We'll be looking at using SMTP and SMTPS and combining them on a single port 25, unifying your encrypted and unencrypted traffic on a single port. We'll learn how to install and configure Dovecot, implementing IMAP and email and filtering with Sieve. By the end of the course you will have gathered the knowledge required for topic 211 of the Linux Professional Institute exam. To complete this course you're going to need good Linux command line skills as well as the ability to install Ubuntu 16. 04 server.