Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have been running a webapp on webfaction shared plan and using webfaction smtp server fine.

But I am migrating to linode vps and when I try to send emails using webfaction configuration (my webfaction account is still active) I get the following error.

SMTP AUTH extension not supported by server.

Is this a problem from my new server config? or is a restriction from webfaction?

Having in mind that my app sends about 80 emails daily, what would you recommend for smtp?

Should I rent a service?, set up a smtp server?, use a free server like google apps?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 1 down vote accepted

80 mails a day is nothing use whatever you feel most comfortable configuring, for me that would be Qmail. I would not rent a service there is simply no need to pay for such a low volume of mail. The only issue you could face is if your ip was blacklisted for sending spam, make sure your webapp can't be exploited.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.