From: Suhaime Raeze (no email)
Date: Mon May 14 2007 - 09:57:47 EDT
Thanks for clearing thing up... im beginning to see the light... about the
configuration...port 587 configuration...how do i do that in qmail and my
email clients? i think this should resolve all the problems
> At 07:26 AM 5/14/2007, Suhaime Raeze wrote:
>>postfix shouldnt be smtp gateway...qmail box should sent the mail
>>without filtering.... however i installed my postfix box according to
>>instructions hosted at howtoforge here's the link...
>>i followed the instruction as close as possible to fit my environment
>>how do i allow the connection from outside to the qmail direct without
>>going through postfix box?
>>FYI this configuration works internally but when i tried to send email
>>outlook from my home it gives me Relay denined messages..i checked the
>>the connection is pointed to postfix instead of qmail...help me to fix
> You can't have the same port connect to both postfix and qmail
> depending on wether SMTP AUTH is required because the connection is
> already made before SMTP AUTH is requested.
> What you can do is use port 587 (the submission port) to connect to
> your qmail server from outside and let SMTP AUTH happen on the qmail
> server. Regular mail will go to the postfix server. Clients will
> need to configure their MUA to use the submission port - this is
> supported by all major mail clients.
> internet --> port 587 --> NAT --> qmail
> internet --> port 25 --> NAT --> postfix
> The alternative is to configure postfix for SMTP AUTH and have it use
> the same user database as qmail is using.
> Noel Jones
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