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How to set up e-mail accounts?

  • Posted on August 2, 2013
  • 212nathAsked by 212nath

After moving from a shared host, I was used to being able to create email accounts easily. However when I started hosting with Digital Ocean, I have no idea or if it is even possible to set up an e-mail account, and access it through a web interface at yourwebsite.com/mail for example. Please can you shed some light on how I can go about this?


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For exactly this purpose we’ve developed migadu.com. Should be very easy to setup with automatic DigitalOcean DNS setup. Would be cool if you could check it out.

I, too, am a big fan of Google Apps. A comparable option is Microsoft’s <a href=“http://office.microsoft.com/” target=“_blank”>Office 365</a>.

I personally use an external mail service (Google apps): http://www.google.com/enterprise/apps/business/ <br> <br>It used to be free but it’s not anymore. It’s still relatively cheap if you don’t have a lot of accounts. <br> <br>Setting up your own mail server isn’t a “do it and forget about it” thing, I don’t recommend hosting your own mail server unless you know what you’re doing.