Ubuntu 12.04 configure with postfix but not able to configure oultook with created users

Posted May 2, 2014 1.5k views
Hello Team I have recently configured/installed postfix mail server with ubuntu-12-04 using below link I have also created user account and added it to the /etc/postfix/virtual like : (where domain is my domain name) but now when i configure that user in my oultook i m not able to configure it properly. Let me know what else i need do to configure each of my domain user to outlook. I have also setup mx record value with my domain name (in hostname filed). Please help me my requirement is to send/receive email to my domain using outlook client. how can i proceed ?

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Hi Patel!

On it's own, postfix simply allows you to sent and receive mail from the server. If you need to access the email with a program like Outlook on your local computer, you'll need to set up IMAP. I'd suggest using dovecot. There is a tutorial explaining it here:

iRedMail might be a good option for you as it sets up most everything for you as well as providing a web interface. Check it out:

Let us know how it goes!
by Bulat Khamitov
If you would like to create your own online e-mail system, you can use iRedMail. In this article we will explain how you can do it on your Ubuntu 12.04 virtual server.