Home mail server with Postfix + Dovecot (IMAP) + Squirrelmail/Roundcube on NetBSD 6.0.1

NetBSD-smaller-tb

NetBSD 6.0.1

Goals

  • lightweight (no mysql server, no antivirus)
  • simple (no virtual domains/users)
  • secure

Requirements

  • a valid internet domain name if you want to be able to send/receive email to/from the internet (buy a domain or take a free one at http://freedns.afraid.org )
  • valid DNS records for your domain
  • we assume your mail server is behind a properly configured router/gateway/firewall

Hardware/Virtual machine requirements

  • 512M RAM
  • 3G of disk space minimum, 8G recommended

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