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Re: [tlug] Email forwarding

>> How in the world does email forwarding work? I recently pointed my
>> domain MX records away from a friend's mailserver and onto my own
>> ramshackle setup, [1] which forwards my email to a Gmail address.

Jim wrote:
> Instead of forwarding the email to Gmail, have you considered delivering
> it to a POP3/IMAP server and having Gmail fetch it from there? I use
> that method precisely to avoid the pain of forwarding in the modern
> world. (Admittedly, it does add minutes of latency and requires a
> different setup.)

How do you do this? You have a public IP server running a POP3 server?
Then do you tell gmail to regularly poll it, giving gmail the
username/password of the user on that server?

Is setting up a POP3 server easy (by modern SMTP standards) ?


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