I’m putting out a feeler here wondering if there’s enough interest for a host-managed $15/m Discourse plan that provides send-only mail.
I’m a junior system admin who has been installing Discourse for the last couple of years. I’m optioning building a server capable of hosting a dozen instances and housing it in a local datacenter.
It will be properly configured, and kept up to date with the latest security patches. You get an instance with a generous amount of resources. I’m thinking in the range of 2-3GB of ram, 10GB of SSD, and 3 unicorn workers. Basically enough for a medium sized forum.
Mail will be send only, and connected to a domain I choose to advertise the service. I don’t have the means to automate the whole process, but can commit to provisioning service same day, checking for new requests my morning, afternoon, and evening times.
If I receive enough interest I’ll start ordering parts to put a server together.