Why doesn't digitalocean provide a mailserver?

Somebody who heard I was looking into an email server was wondering why I wouldn’t just use my host’s email server. Well, DigitalOcean doesn’t even have one! Why not?!


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and for privacy of which you don’t have any on the free version

Oh ok so you must be on the legacy google apps? Can you use your business domain though?

Use g-suite. For $5 a month you get the whole g-suite including mail, drive and calendars. I went through this last year and it good.

Because, unlike DNS, it’s very high maintenance. Run it on a droplet or just use Google Apps.