> I have been given a tesk of making a mail server for the organization. I
> believe that Linux IS the best platform to do it.
> Would someone provide me suggestions that what hardware I should buy to
> run Linux [the most compatible one] and what type of connection I will
> have to take from my ISP. We won't need much bandwidth. Around 28.8k will
> be enough for the whole organization. We would also be making our own Web
> server later.
> Will P2-MMX will be enough or DEC-alpha is required??
does not require vast system resources for such a simple job as it
doesn't have the bloat associated with certain other operating systems.
Just be sure that you have sufficient disk space to handle the message
load - 1GB is usually sufficient unless you are supporting hundreds of
users in which case go for 4GB or more of SCSI and a slightly more
powerful machine such as a P200 with 64MB RAM.
You can use POP3 or IMAP with Linux and there is plenty of software
clients for either of these for all platforms.
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