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The sender email on posfix smtp server is the name of the droplet, how do I change this to an actual email address?

Posted April 23, 2015 2.2k views
Linux BasicsUbuntuGetting StartedEmailDigitalOceanNetworkingConfiguration Management

When I send a postfix email from the server via ssh, i get the email but it says the email is from {username}@{name of droplet} . How do i make it like john@example.com?

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This guide will help you configure your MX and DNS records such that you can use your own domain for your emails: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-a-postfix-e-mail-server-with-dovecot

by Lukas Erlacher
This tutorial will tell you how to setup a basic mail server and attempts to teach you a bit about the Postfix MTA (Mail Transfer Agent) in the process.
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