Rozdział 24. Electronic Mail

Original work by Bill Lloyd.
Rewritten by Jim Mock.
Spis treści
24.1. Synopsis
24.2. Using Electronic Mail
24.3. sendmail Configuration
24.4. Changing Your Mail Transfer Agent
24.5. Troubleshooting
24.6. Advanced Topics
24.7. SMTP with UUCP
24.8. Setting Up to Send Only
24.9. Using Mail with a Dialup Connection
24.10. SMTP Authentication
24.11. Mail User Agents
24.12. Using fetchmail
24.13. Using procmail

24.1. Synopsis

"Electronic Mail", better known as email, is one of the most widely used forms of communication today. This chapter provides a basic introduction to running a mail server on FreeBSD, as well as an introduction to sending and receiving email using FreeBSD; however, it is not a complete reference and in fact many important considerations are omitted. For more complete coverage of the subject, the reader is referred to the many excellent books listed in Dodatek B, Bibliografia.

After reading this chapter, you will know:

  • What software components are involved in sending and receiving electronic mail.

  • Where basic sendmail configuration files are located in FreeBSD.

  • The difference between remote and local mailboxes.

  • How to block spammers from illegally using your mail server as a relay.

  • How to install and configure an alternate Mail Transfer Agent on your system, replacing sendmail.

  • How to troubleshoot common mail server problems.

  • How to use SMTP with UUCP.

  • How to set up the system to send mail only.

  • How to use mail with a dialup connection.

  • How to configure SMTP Authentication for added security.

  • How to install and use a Mail User Agent, such as mutt to send and receive email.

  • How to download your mail from a remote POP or IMAP server.

  • How to automatically apply filters and rules to incoming email.

Before reading this chapter, you should:

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