Step Three — Acquire Email Server Software
Note: Prices and options are as of May 2022.
Synology NAS units use Mail Plus
, which comes with five email accounts. If you need more than five, there is a one-time purchase of additional user licenses for $50 each.
For either of the computer methods, we've used two different software setups successfully, ISPConfig and iRedMail. Both are free to use, and you can create as many email accounts as you want without charge!
Our current favorite is ISPConfig
. ISPConfig has the ability to host your website and DNS in addition to email.
We've also used iRedMail
. iRedMail has a pro version of their Web Panel
which is a subscription service (might be pricey if you're on a budget).
Check out all your options, and determine which one suits your needs best.