[colug-432] Fully Featured email server

R P Herrold herrold at owlriver.com
Tue May 14 21:34:06 EDT 2013

On Mon, 13 May 2013, Mike Haun wrote:

> I am needing to build an email server that runs on Linux. 
> I'd like to have a full set of features, and most important, 
> it has to be able to send and receive securely.  I like open 
> source solutions, but this is not mandatory.

As to submission, and then SMTP of pieces in and out, sendmail 
runs a TLS layer with minimal effort (check the headers of 
this piece)

As to retrieval, both dovecot and the cyrus suite, also do 

We set up turnkey-appliances for medical office clients which 
need to attend to HIPAA issues, and solved this long ago


'horde' is out there but is rather a moving target of large 
size, so packaging rots, and well enough packaged elsewhere

'zafara' A featureful, but, accordingly complex setup which I 
have not audited licenses on, nor packaged (nor, so far as I 
can tell has anyone else in RPM space) is here:

I have recent packagings of the various foss offerings of what 
we deliver for 'squirrelmail' and 'roundcube' up at
which I have maintained for a long, long time to satisfy GPL 
obligations toward customers

The FTP offerings index is at:
and I just now did a 'push' of some content that has been 
lingering inside for a while

-- Russ herrold

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