"Now that you've got the infrastructure of your mail server
ready, it's time to set it up to get some actual mail. It can be
configured to receive mail directly, so messages sent to your
address just arrive at the server with no intermediary. But, to
start with at least, it's safer and simpler to just download
messages from an existing e-mail account elsewhere, using POP. That
lets you off the hook if, say, your DSL goes down for a few hours:
you and your users can find their new e-mail still on their e-mail
provider's server, without any concern about bounces or deferments.
The software we're going to use to fetch mail to the server is
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