Recently I had the wonderful joy of re-deploying my home mail server, normally in the past, this was a painful task taking hours of setup time and another couple of hours of troubleshooting. Then I would have the pleasure of trying to set
Mailcow: The new Mail Server
My new email server is running on docker from Mailcow. The great thing about this setup is that in a little under 10 commands I was able to have a fully functional mail server. First, there’s the main admin dashboard which is very easy to use and understand. Then there’s the built
It also has some other great features that I’ve never been able to do from any other software I’ve tried. Starting with the quarantine that puts dangerous messages in a locked location outside the user mailbox where it’s also very easy to delete and report as spam. Then there’s the “temp email” feature that is available from all user dashboards that allows for emails that last only an hour to four weeks which is very useful for those times when you need a one time use email. I also love that as the admin I can create an email address that sends emails received directly to the spam learning system. Great for those surveys that we all know send a crap ton of spam. Finally, there’s the big feature for me which is that it has a properly functioning
At some point I might write up a full list of features and an installation guide, but I installed the server last night so I’m still learning all the features and discovering all the new things.