(I am a Linux only user & MELT software developer, and use Linux since kernel 0.99.15 e.g. the previous century)
I have a VPS host
ovh.starynkevitch.net (running Linux) which is also the MX host for my email. It is getting emails only for less than a dozen users (my relatives, i.e. kids, grand-children, wife). So a quite small traffic. the MTA is
I specifically don't want to use gmail
I have secure
ssh (public-key, so without passwords) access to that machine (from every -latop or desktop machine I am working on).
I want to be able to read (and post, but SMTP forwarding is not an issue) my email thru it.
Up to now, I forwarded my email (to some home server). In practice, I want to run some graphical MUA (e.g.
evolution ...) because I am tired of
I also want to be able to use some spam filter like spamoracle; it has to run on my VPS host (not locally on the MUA machines). And I need to conveniently be able (with a single keystroke!) to improve (by the usual machine learning techniques) its filtering.
I was thinking of installing some IMAP server (like the
imapd from GNU mailutils). But then, it is less easy to use spamoracle with it.
I thought of:
imapdabove SSL or some other secure transport. But then I am not familiar with the configuration, and I have no idea if the SSL should be related to my
sshsettings or not.
doing port redirection with
Any hints or some other solutions?