[K12OSN] Student email

David Trask dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us
Wed Dec 8 22:05:11 UTC 2004

"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com> on
Wednesday, December 8, 2004 at 4:22 PM +0000 wrote:
>But this doesn't satisfy David's criteria that the students be able to 
>access this from their home.  What he is asking for is a "private/local" 
>email system that can be accessed by the authorized users (his students) 
>from anywhere on the Internet. 
>The private/local part is easy - an SME server with a private IP.  
>Access from the outside is the hard part.
>What about this:  Set up a private SME server as above.  Set up an IP 
>forward on your firewall that will allow students to get to the private 
>server from the outside via WebMail.  (Just brainstorming.....)  They 
>should not be able to mail out since the local server has no public IP 
>but the students should be able to get to WebMail from outside.

You may be on to something here Jim  :-)

David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us

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