March 5, 2002

Mail server administration workshop in Everett, Wash.

Author: JT Smith

Puget Sound Technology is teaching a beginning mail server administration
workshop on Monday, March 18 in Everett, Wash. This workshop covers the basics
of SMTP mail services through the installation
and basic configuration of the widely-used Exim Mail Transfer Agent.

Exim is an open source, featureful, scalable,
and easy-to-configure mail server that runs on various Unix systems.
It is installed by default on several Linux systems and powers many
of the internet's busiest email servers.
The three hour workshop also covers common techniques for
blocking unsolicited mail and troubleshooting email issues.

The course is one of a series of ongoing open source seminars and
hands-on workshops provided by Puget Sound Technology.

"We've seen more and more companies and individuals switch to open source
software as a low-cost and reliable alternative to mainstream
software," says Heather Reed, Puget Sound Technology vice president.
"We're offering these seminars and workshops to introduce Linux and BSD
and to provide practical training for busy information technology

Some upcoming workshops include: Introduction to
Linux, BSD and Open Source; Hosting Websites with Apache; Configuring
and Troubleshooting Domain Name (DNS) Services; and Exploring the KDE
Graphical Environment.

Seating is limited.
For more information or to register, visit hops/.

About Puget Sound Technology

Puget Sound Technology is an IT technical support, consulting,
training, and outsourcing company that specializes in BSD, Linux,
free software and open source solutions. Located in the north
Seattle, Wash. area, Puget Sound Technology provides professional
planning and designing, implementation, operations, training, and
maintenance services for computer systems and networks. For more
information, please visit

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