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Is it possible if Digital activate email service on our droplet?

Posted December 15, 2019 451 views
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We want to have mailing service in our system, so that we can send some emails to the users. I was wondering if it is possible for DigitalOcean to activate the mail service on our droplet or we should do it on our own?

Thanks!

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Hi @soheilazangene,

You’ll need to install and configure a mailing service on your own, unfortunately. Having said that, there are a a lot of good tutorials to help you do that effortlessly.

Since you haven’t posted the OS you are using, let me get you a couple of tutorials for postfix.

Postfix is a free and open-source mail transfer agent that routes and delivers electronic mail.

For Ubuntu, the tutorial you can use is - https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-postfix-on-ubuntu-18-04

If you are using CentOS, this is the tutorial for you - https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-postfix-on-centos-6 . The article is for CentOS 6 however it can be applied on CentOS 7 as well.

Regards,
KDSys

by Etel Sverdlov
This tutorial explains how to install postfix and cyrus with yum, how to configure postfix, how to configure cyrus, how to install mailx, and how to send a test email. Postfix is free open source Mail Transfer Agent which works to route and deliver email.This tutorial should help you set up a mail server on a centos droplet.
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