[CentOS] remote file access,

Steve Huff shuff at vecna.org
Wed Sep 6 15:17:47 UTC 2006

On Sep 6, 2006, at 10:49 AM, kai wrote:

> Thanks for the answers, I agree that imap may be right, but my dns  
> supplier has a quota at 40MB. I like to keep my mails, additional  
> to my privat I am following several mailing list, separated, so the  
> quota is way to small.
> I feel like the best for me is to move my domain here, setting up  
> my own server. I have been using djbdn and qmail earlier, but would  
> like to change to something more standard, I should manage though,  
> but I am a little afraid of the work load setting things up.
> So my question at the moment boils down to, witch supplier of  
> dynamic dns service to use, that also mx forward without to many  
> restrictions.

I've had very good experiences with ZoneEdit (http:// 
www.zoneedit.com/).  They give you up to 5 domains at no charge with  
a reasonable array of services, their web interface is simple and  
straightforward, and I haven't been unable to do something DNS- 
related that I wanted to do.  Their DDNS update mechanism can be  
implemented with a one-line invocation of wget, suitable for running  
via cron; no special client is necessary.

I would also recommend looking into Rollernet (http://rollernet.us/)  
for secondary DNS and secondary MX service.  They also provide a  
reasonable range of service at no charge (though, as with ZoneEdit,  
you need to pay for some of the advanced functionality).  It's a  
great relief to know that if I have to take my mail server down for  
maintenance I won't miss any mail.

Finally, if you want to run your own server, I recommend the Qmail  
Toaster (http://www.qmailtoaster.com/).  It's a turnkey solution that  
runs perfectly on CentOS and provides far more capabilities than the  
stock packages do.


If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an  
improbable fiction. - Fabian, Twelfth Night, III,v

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