How to run a webmail server in a Linux server?
If you’re a web server developer, you probably already know how to do this, but you might have wondered what happens when you need to host email on a Linux-based server, like the one we’re talking about.
Or, if you’re not an experienced web server operator, you might be wondering what happens if you want to host your email on your own server, but the server doesn’t have a web browser.
And that’s exactly what this tutorial is for.
There are plenty of tutorials out there for setting up webmail on a web-based email server.
But you might want to read this tutorial first.
There’s a lot more to hosting emails on Linux, but in this tutorial, we’ll cover what you need.
And if you already have a WebMail server running on your Linux system, you can skip ahead to the next section.
This tutorial will explain how to run an email server on Linux using EarthLink Webmail.
The tutorial starts with installing a few packages.
Next, we configure the server with a few configuration options.
If you’d like to learn more about installing the EarthLink software, you should also check out our installation guide.
Next up, we install some EarthLink packages, including EarthLink-client and EarthLink Client for Windows.
And then we configure some basic Linux configuration options like port forwarding and IP forwarding.
You should also download the Earthlink Webmail client, which is free and opensource software.
If all else fails, you may want to follow along with this tutorial using a virtual machine.
If this tutorial helps you get started with hosting emails using Earthlink webmails, we’d love to hear from you.