A guide to self-hosting your email on FreeBSD using Postfix, Dovecot, Rspamd, and LDAP.
Getting off GMail is one of the best ways to take back your data
in the face of dragnet surveillance. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most difficult. If
you search for “how to run your own mail server,” many of the results will tell you it’s
simply too difficult to reliably do it yourself.
Luckily, running your own mail server is not as daunting as many would have you believe.
After all, that is how email is designed to work. Email is perhaps the most successful
federated, decentralized protocol to ever exist. It’s a shame we’ve allowed a centralized,
monolithic advertising company to obtain a near monopoly on such a great technology. Luckily,
I’ve spent the last few years tweaking my mail server setup, and I’m willing to enable your
laziness in the spirit of
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