Chapter 18 Electronic Mail

Table of Contents
18.1 Synopsis
18.2 Using Electronic Mail
18.3 sendmail Configuration
18.4 Troubleshooting
18.5 Advanced Topics
Original work by Bill Lloyd. Rewritten by Jim Mock.

18.1 Synopsis

Electronic Mail, better known as email, is one of the most widely used forms of communication today. This chapter provides a basic introduction to running a mail server on FreeBSD. However, it is not a complete reference and in fact many important considerations are omitted. For more complete coverage of the subject, the reader is referred to the many excellent books listed in Appendix B.

After reading this chapter, you will know:

Before reading this chapter, you should:

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