I am experimenting with the Zimbra appliance at home as a prelude to deploying it on the Cloud for future corporate use (small company, less than 20 employees). I have successfully installed the ISO image under VMWare Server running on a Windows Home Server machine on my home network. I can log in successfully for email and administration, and have successfully used the Zimbra Desktop to connect to my email account. I have not directed any domain traffic at the server yet, and when I do so this will be via DynDNS for now. So far so good.
My problem is that while I do not expect to be able to receive email to <anything>@example.com, I was hoping that I would be able to send an email to my home email address. When I compose and send the email, everything works as expected with the Zimbra Desktop client, however the email does not materialise in my home email account. Is this something I should expect, or is there a way for me to successfully send an email with my current setup. I would like if possible to get this working before making the next small step with DynDNS.
Thank you in advance for looking at this.
Best regards, Simon