This is a guide to set up a Postfix and Cyrus mailsystem on Linux using MySQL authentication.
Central user authentication. SASL is the abbreviation for Simple Authentication and Security Layer. Developed by the group behind Cyrus.
- Cyrus IMAP server - Incoming IMAPS users on secure port 993
- Postfix - Users sending mail through secure TLS line on port 25
Install the required tables to store the virtual e-mail addresses and account information.
Send and receive e-mail through Postfix. Sends incoming e-mail off to Cyrus.
Control and filter messages on the server instead on the client.
Mark spam to be moved to junk directory.
Retrieve e-mails from the server.
Access the account through a web interface.