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Old September 1, 2010, 08:03 PM
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So i am currently in search of a lightweight imap email server for windows. I know it's asking alot but would appreciate any suggestions. I have tried smartermail already and it was to heavy as it is a full blown collaboration server. Free would be a bonus but try to keep it cheap please if it is a paid program as i would only be hosting around 1-2 email accounts.
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Old September 1, 2010, 08:12 PM
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windows? ugh.

use linux.
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Old September 1, 2010, 08:21 PM
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not an option as it's a windows VPS and i am way more familiar with windows and don't have the spare time to learn linux.
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Old September 3, 2010, 07:08 PM
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I know it's not exactly what you asked for, but did you know Google will host your domain email for free? They have both IMAP and POP3 access, and they will use your own domain name so basically nobody will know it's hosted by Google unless they check the ip address.

Just make an A record for mail.whateverdomain.com, point an MX record to Google's server and you're set. I do this for my domains and it's awesome (and free!). You also get a web interface (basically google's, though you can modify it a bit), but if you only give out IMAP info that's all that's needed.

Just sign-up for a Google Apps account here if it meets your needs : Google Apps Standard Edition helps groups build communities - Google Apps Standard Edition
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Old September 3, 2010, 07:22 PM
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i actually decided to just up the ram in my vps and use the free solution i was playing with which is very cool. (it's only free for 10 mailboxes but whatever)
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Old September 4, 2010, 09:37 AM
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how much is the VPS costing you? You aren't just using it to host 2 email accounts right?
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Old September 4, 2010, 01:33 PM
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i am currently using it to host my email and photo album. it's costing me around $44 a month. I get a 100MB connection and 1TB of bandwidth a month.
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