OS X Server Mail Setup

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by SamHowells, Apr 6, 2010.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Feb 23, 2010
    #1
    Hello,
    Posted a while ago regarding DNS setup and got some really helpful responses so I thought I'd try again.

    I'm trying to set our Mac Mini Server up to store e-mails for one of our mailboxes. I'd like users to be able to access it via IMAP. We're currently recieving the e-mails through a POP account hosted by our domain hosts.

    I cannot seem to find any information on HOW to set the mail server up properly. I'm not even sure if what I'm asking is possible.


    So to reiterate - I'm trying to take e-mails from a POP3 account and use my mac mini server to store them and enable access via IMAP.

    Any help mucho appreciated.

    Regards
    Sam
     
  2. macrumors newbie

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    Sep 20, 2010
    #2
    I need help too

    I cannot seem to setup my Snow Leopard server to send out mail for iCal invites and other things. I really do not see anything in the logs. Help!!
    David
     
  3. macrumors member

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    Jun 25, 2010
    #3
    On my machine (not running server, but 10.6) I use fetchmail to collect from various sources (yahoo, hotmail, campus, etc...) and have it delivered to my local account (I believe you can also forward to a different server). As long as you have an IMAP email server running on your server this is very easy to set up.

    Just check out fetchmail
     
  4. macrumors member

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    Jun 25, 2010
    #4
    Not trying to be condescending...

    Are you running the default mail server on SL Server, or did you install your own?

    Are you able to send emails from your server?
     

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