CentOS simple set up Postfix and dovecot mail server

First, installed Postfix and dovecot

yum install postfix
yum install dovecot

Second, the Postfix mail server configuration

vim /etc/postfix/main.cf

myhostname = mail.ning.com
mydomain = ning.com
myorigin = $mydomain
inet_interfaces = all
inet_protocols = all
mydestination = $mydomain
mynetworks =
relay_domains = $mydestination
home_mailbox = Maildir/
service postfix restart
Localhost commented inet_interfaces =

Third, use Telnet to test your mail server correctly

1. installed on the mail server Telnet
yum install telnet
2. connecting to the Server SMTP port
telnet 25
3. fill in the sender
Carriage return
4. fill out the recipient
RCPT TO:contact@ning.com
Carriage return
5. composing a message
5.1 start mail content
Carriage return
5.2 enter the title
Subject: test message
Carriage return
5.3 input content, and., ended
test body .
If the following information is displayed, message to send queue
250 2.0.0 Ok: queued as 88D6D32A94

Four, configuring Dovecot mail

vim /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf

protocols = imap pop3 lmtp

listen = *, ::

login_trusted_networks =

vim /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-mail.conf

Mail_location = maildir:~/Maildir # only mailbox path

vim /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-auth.conf

Auth_mechanisms = plain login # allow authentication and log in
Disable_plaintext_auth = Yes # the allow clear text logon

vim /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-master.conf

Unix_listener auth-UserDB {# allowed to run database
#mode = 0600
user =postfix
group =postfix

service dovecot restart

Five, test

521521 new useradd users
mail aaa@ning.com

FoxMail receiving end of usability testing