In this tutorial, we will cover the steps needed for installing a mail server using Postfix, Dovecot, SQLite, and PostfixAdmin on Ubuntu 18.04.
- Postfix is a Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) that relays mail between different mail servers across the Internet.
- Dovecot is a popular Local Delivery Agent (LDA) that deliver mail received from postfix into their final destinations (mailboxes, programs, etc..)
With these three packages combined, your server will be ready to send and receive emails, along with a web-based interface for managing your email server. Let’s begin.