Hello,
I am using the DO droplet with WordPress. And also change NX params on my domain. Everything is working as expected. Now I need to create email account like userx@mydomain.com

What is the easiest way to do achieve this?

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Hi @umutguncan,

You’ll need to install an e-mail service. Having said that, I’ll recommend using a third party e-mailing service. DigitalOcean by default tend to block port 25 to prevent spam sending of e-mails and it might prove harder for you to configure an e-mailing service than just use one free third party service.

If you decide to go with the third party service, best way would be to just search for free services in google.

If you decide to use your droplet for it, I’ll recommend using postfix and checking out the following DigitalOcean tutorial which explains how to configure it :

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-postfix-on-ubuntu-20-04

Regards,
KFSys

by Mark Drake
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Postfix is a popular open-source Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) that can be used to route and deliver email on a Linux system. It is estimated that around 25% of public mail servers on the internet run Postfix. In this guide, you'll learn how to install and configure Postfix on an Ubuntu 20.04 server.
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