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Quickly setup Mailman mailing list with Exim 4 for a subdomain

Goal: to setup mailing lists - listname@subdomain.yourdomain.comResources Required / Assumptions:

  • An ubuntu/debian based server with no email servers configured already (no MTA is working already) -- should have a static IP [note: redhat/fedora based should also work fine, but the installation commands & configuration file paths may vary]
  • A domain-name, with DNS record access (note that you could use the steps explained to setup mailing lists on main domain as well, not just on subdomains)

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Migrating from Google Apps to Windows Live Domains

It's been a month since we had a smooth transition from Google Apps to Windows Live Domains for our email/app needs. The documents / resources we had to refer for the same weren't much comprehensive, so we had to find our own workarounds.

We had to make a hard choice of forfeiting our beloved Google Apps (a) Google Custom Domains account to find a lighter on cost (free) alternative for our emailing needs and primarily being Linux users offered us more problems to solve as the alternative we found suitable is from Microsoft.

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