What is the best server configuration for sending Bulk Emails from DigitalOcean Droplet using Ubuntu?

Hi DigitalOcean Experts,

I want to use an open source email marketing software like phpList to send bulk emails (10,000 to 30,000 emails in a month) from my DigitalOcean VPS.

What should be the best configuration for setting up an email server for this purpose?


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Accepted Answer

While it may not answer your question, I would generally recommend using a third party service like sendgrid or mailgun to handle this type of sending. This way you can better ensure delivery, and avoid the trouble of maintaining and managing a public SMTP service.

If you decide to go ahead and set this up, you can start here to find a large selection of email related tutorials covering various configurations and solutions.