setting up postfix

  • Posted February 19, 2013


When I am setting up postfix, I have typed in to putty:

sudo apt-get install postfix

then it comes up with a screen saying:

âââââââââââââââââââââââââ⤠Postfix Configuration ââââââââââââââââââââââââââ â â â Please select the mail server configuration type that best meets your â needs. â â No configuration: â Should be chosen to leave the current configuration unchanged. â Internet site: â Mail is sent and received directly using SMTP. â Internet with smarthost: â Mail is received directly using SMTP or by running a utility such â as fetchmail. Outgoing mail is sent using a smarthost. â Satellite system: â All mail is sent to another machine, called a ‘smarthost’, for â delivery. â Local only: â The only delivered mail is the mail for local users. There is no â â <Ok> â â âââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââââ

and nothing else, when I whatch tutorials, there is an extra bit below that says:

General type of mail configuration:

No configuration
Internet Site
Internet with smarthost
Satellite system
Local only

<Ok> <Cancel>

Why is this not working for me?

Thanks, marcus


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Press tab - it will bring up the options and allow you to select

Hi, <br> <br>It will not let me select any options, when I press enter it pops up another screen and when you press enter again it pops up the options and the same every time I try it <br> <br>Thanks, <br>marcus

You want internet site - which is sending email via SMTP