Subject: Re: Setting up a T1 and email
To: Rick Copeland <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 07/10/1998 10:50:04
The bind which ships with NetBSD should be fine. Similarly
the pkgsrc collection should have the appropriate qpopper.
You might want to look at adding:
majordomo - maillists
samba - file sharing with MS machines.
-=- "cold nights, dark days..." -=-
On Fri, 10 Jul 1998, Rick Copeland wrote:
> Found Qpopper but could notr find "BIND" at ftp.isc.org! There is only
> three directories I can see there under /pub. None of which are "BIND".
> At 12:41 PM 7/10/98 -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> >On Fri, 10 Jul 1998, Rick Copeland wrote:
> >>We have a fractional T1 being set up at our office and I would like to know
> >>what a good setup to receive and distribute email to 40 user on our network
> >>would be. Currently all are receiving email through a Novell network
> >>running TCP/IP, a redirector software, a modem bank and of course a
> >>internet service provider. There is also two Vax 3600's running NetBSD 1.3
> >>serving Intranet web pages to the desktops. The desktops are Windows 95
> >>running Eudora Pro email program.
> >>The T1 will be connected to the internet directly through AT&T(they will
> >>provide the CSU/DSU) so I believe I will need a DNS server, router and an
> >>email server (sendmail?). Can all these functions be accomplished with
> >>NetBSD servers?
> > I'd grab a router such as a cisco 2501 or similar. Aside from that,
> >everything you'll need can be handled by those NetBSD machines. If the
> >users are running Eudora, you'll need a POP server...Qpopper can be found at
> >ftp.qualcomm.com; it runs nicely under NetBSD. The latest relase of BIND
> >nameserver) can be found at ftp.isc.org. sendmail 8.9.1 was just
> released, and
> >can be found at ftp.cs.berkeley.edu in /ucb/sendmail.
> > I run several internet-connected networks on purely NetBSD firepower...I
> >you'll find it's an excellent platform for that sort of thing.
> > -Dave McGuire