How can I have a email server?

  • Posted October 21, 2013


I have several domains in a Droplet with Ubuntu, nginx, MySQL and PHP. How can I set up a email server in order to send/receive emails with all my domains?


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now i have resintalled everything on a new droplet… but it still just fails… to send/receive…

i tried hard with IRedMail… and waited for 2 days but still failed miserably… just cannot send/receive…

<b>“Google apps is a paid service. Outlook is free?”</b> Correct. <br> <br><b>“I installed iRedMail but I can’t send/receive emails yet”</b> Could be a DNS issue; MX records can take up to 48 hours to propagate throughout the Internet. In the mean time, you may want to Google “DNS tools” for some free DNS configuration checks.

Hi Pablo, thanks. <br> <br>Google apps is a paid service. Outlook is free? <br> <br>I installed iRedMail but I can’t send/receive emails yet :(

I’m in the process of putting the finishing touches on a tutorial for a groupware server: <a href=“”>How To Install & Configure SOGo - an Open-Source Alternative to Microsoft Exchange - on Ubuntu Server</a>; in case you’re interested. <br> <br>Otherwise, <a href=“”>How To Install iRedMail On Ubuntu 12.04 x64</a> is another option. <br> <br>Lastly, Google Apps or are fairly popular, as well (both of which allow personalized domains).