Email Server Guides

Every organization needs email service. Whether you’re running a personal blog or an entire company’s web infrastructure on your Linodes, these guides will assist you in getting a stable mail/groupware server up and running quickly. Note: These guides involve or result in sending email. In an effort to fight spam, Linode restricts outbound connections on ports 25, 465, and 587 on all Linodes for new accounts created after November 5th, 2019. For more information, please see Sending Email on Linode.

How to Create an Email Server with Mail-in-a-Box

This guide shows how to install and run Mail-in-a-Box, a simple, comprehensive, preconfigured email package.

Installing Mail Filtering for Ubuntu 12.04

Configuring Virus and Spam protection for your mail server.

Running a Mail Server

This guide shows how to run an email server on a Linode. It shows how to install the mail service, configure components, create DNS records and SSL certificates, and manage users.

Using Google Apps for Email

Setting up Google Apps with the Linode DNS Manager to handle email for your domains.