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My quick FastMail setup

I recently came across this notice by @lnxwalt which led to this article which led to me looking at Rackspace hosted email which also led to a small discussion and me going over the details of FastMail again. (What the hell, why couldn’t I have gotten to the point with that sentence???) I’ve not had much luck with maintaining an email server. I did have one setup and running quite well for a bit but, and update somewhere along the line broke it and I was never able to get it going again. Also, a few other failed attempts to get a server going has left me without a working email for my domain. These failed attempts to get an email server going and the fact that I didn’t want to rely on any third party for my email has also slowed down my de-googlification. Of course, I won't completely close my gmail account but, I'd like to switch to mostly using my own email. I had looked at a few of the paid webmail providers more than once and just hadn’t pulled the trigger on one. I wish I would have gave them a more seri…