Question

Should I use virtual or alias with postfix

Posted March 18, 2017 1.6k views
Email Ubuntu 16.04

I used postfix with virtuals on Ubuntu 12.04. Now I can’t seems to find that article with postfix virtuals but I have the alias
https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-postfix-as-a-send-only-smtp-server-on-ubuntu-16-04
Which way to use if I only wants to forward emails to gmail from my VPS?

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Are you using multiple domains? If not, just use aliases, since it’s much easier to manage.

I have some domains pointing at my VPS and they all have email addresses. So virtual is a must ?

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