[TUHS] Who is running their own mail server and what do you run?
gtaylor at tnetconsulting.net
Thu Sep 21 05:09:11 AEST 2017
On 09/20/2017 11:57 AM, Ian Zimmerman wrote:
> exim on a VPS. Currently it is a linode running debian but I will have
> to find an outlet that supports BSD before systemd becomes unavoidable
> on debian, which I'm afraid is only a matter of time.
I'd strongly encourage you to reach out to Linode support (I've found
them very responsive and helpful) and ask about BSD.
I believe you can do a micro install of something on one vDisk and then
use that to boot strap install something else, possibly anything else.
I think I've even heard that you could get Windows installed via their
GUI web console. - So I expect that BSD should be fairly easy to do.
I personally am planing on resizing a couple of VMs to a larger size w/
more CPU & disk to do a Gentoo install from my old CentOS. Then I'll
switch the boot disk, and ultimately remove CentOS & shrink back to the
So, don't give up on Linode yet. I bet you that they have a way for you
to run BSD.
> spam is a problem but also a challenge ;-)
> I'll never switch to gmail as my primary address. The day when it's the
> only way is the day the Net dies, as I see it, and the day when I look
> for a different line of work (which maybe I should have done a while ago).
Grant. . . .
unix || die
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