[TUHS] Who is running their own mail server and what do you run?

Arthur Krewat krewat at kilonet.net
Thu Sep 21 04:15:43 AEST 2017

Side note on my own post:

I use Thunderbird to read all my personal/professional email except 
where I'm forced to use Outlook

I've built an extensive list of whitelisted email sources and 
destinations (TUHS for example). Anything that doesn't match that 
automatically goes into my SPAM folder.

So even if I turned off all SPAM filtering upstream, I still wouldn't 
get anything in my Inbox that I didn't want to see. My SPAM folder would 
be huge though ;)

On 9/20/2017 1:10 PM, Arthur Krewat wrote:
> Sendmail.
> Since I got a business-class fiber connection from Verizon FIOS last 
> year, I've been tempted to really "roll my own" receiving mail server, 
> but haven't because of the SPAM issue.
> Most of my main inbound email goes through Godaddy because I have an 
> umlimited (almost) hosting account with them. They filter 99% of the 
> SPAM and I'm happy with that. Let them deal with the updates and such.
> I use fetchmail to pull down email from various other places - gmail 
> (I'm a subcontractor to someone), Godaddy, outlook.com, etc.
> Outbound I push it through Godaddy again. Verizon recently cut their 
> mail service outbound for email outside of their root domain. Can't 
> blame them, they were probably being used to spam by customers' 
> machines that had been compromised.
> On 9/20/2017 12:25 PM, Larry McVoy wrote:
>> I tried running my own server on mcvoy.com but eventually gave up, the
>> spam filtering was a non-ending task.
>> If someone has a plug and chug setup for MX I'd love to try it.
>> Thanks,
>> --lm

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