@selea One worry I've had with hosting my own email is, if I have a power outage or something happen to my server I may miss an important email.

How do you mitigate this issue? I was thinking of just using a VPS for a email server.


If your emailserver is offline for a couple of hours - it does not really matter. Since the other server will just try to send the email again.

You could also set up a fallback/backup MX just in case.


@selea I've had situations where my power is out for a solid 12+ hours. What would I do then? (Other than set up that fallback)

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Real mailservers would deliver emails even if your power was out for days

@selea Fair enough.

I just don't wanna loose some relevant to bills or something else relevant to my email.

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