Re: [Fwd: Re: postfix as spam filtering server]

From: Suhaime Raeze (no email)
Date: Mon May 14 2007 - 09:57:47 EDT

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    hi

    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
    >> directly
    >>without filtering.... however i installed my postfix box according to
    >> this
    >>instructions hosted at howtoforge here's the link...
    >>
    >>http://www.howtoforge.com/postfix_antispam_mailscanner_clamav_ubuntu
    >>
    >>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
    >> via
    >>outlook from my home it gives me Relay denined messages..i checked the
    >> log
    >>the connection is pointed to postfix instead of qmail...help me to fix
    >>this...
    >
    > 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.
    > http://www.postfix.org/SASL_README.html
    >
    > --
    > Noel Jones
    >
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