ISP's & email

Aaron Scamehorn <73652.2655@compuserve.com> Tue, 15 October 1996 04:27 UTC

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From: Aaron Scamehorn <73652.2655@compuserve.com>
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Subject: ISP's & email
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I am going to be setting up connectivity between our local 
UNIX lan, and an ISP.  My question is about email.  I'm not
looking for an SMTP or UUCP howto, but an abstract of what
I'll need to setup and what pitfalls to watch for.

We're registering a domain name, and according to our ISP will
have email support for multiple users.  My question about that 
is, do I need mailboxes at both ends for all users,or does the
email sit & wait at the ISP until I get it, and then distribute
it?

Any suggestions or pointers to more information greatly
preciated.

Thanks,
Aaron