In our lab, we simulate a small organization and the base of IT services of any organization information infrastructure is the ability to exchange information between users. Usually, the interaction between users is organized on the basis of e-mail, which has become the de facto standard. So, we cannot miss the e-mail service. As a solution to organize e-mail, we will consider free software hMailServer.
hMailServer is a free e-mail server for the Windows platform. It runs as a Windows service and includes administration and backup tools. It supports mail protocols IMAP, POP3, and SMTP. To store the settings and indexes hMailServer uses a database such as MySQL, MS SQL, or PostgreSQL, e-mail messages are stored on the hard drive in the MIME format.
hMailServer supports all the basic functions, such as multi-domain, aliases, and mailing lists. User authentication can be performed using the local user database or through Active Directory.
Well, let's start to install...