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Re: [SLE] SMTP and incomming mail -- PROBLEMS??
  • From: Mike Kenzie <kenziem@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 21:15:19 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405212115.19237.kenziem@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Friday 21 May 2004 17:19, John N. Alegre wrote:
> I have some questions about mail configuration.
>
> I have a new SuSE 9.1 Pro system. There is yet no firewall setup. I
> choose to set up the mail routing before I configure the firewall.
> Because I am new to SuSE I choose to set up mail routing and then set up
> the firewall after that is working. The machine is only on the internet
> when I am working on the configuration.
>
> Background ...
>
> The internet is configured. DNS is configured. All browsers and
> network services appear to be working. telnet, ftp, etc., etc. all work
> fine The machine has 20 user accounts.
>
> What works ...
>
> Sending mail from user account to user account.
> Sending mail out from the machine to any valid email account.
>
> Problems ...
>
> I can not get mail into the machine, or, if it does come in it is
> rejected. I do not know which. I know postfix is working as I can do
> ...
>
> libros:~ # telnet localhost 25
> Trying 127.0.0.1...
> Connected to localhost.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> 220 libros.andante.mn.org ESMTP Postfix
>
> Can someone point me to the correct issue? I am not wishing for a
> complete answer just a pointer to the correct documentation. Certainly
> if someone has the complete answer I would be very grateful:-) Is this
> all a postfix configuration issue? The final configuration I wish to
> achieve is that mail coming in for someuser@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx OR
> someuser@mydomain will be delivered to someuser on the SuSE 9.1 system
> while mail for
> someuser@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx will be sent to one of the other
> computers on the LAN for delivery on that machine. If this is entirely
> in the realm of postfix configuration I can work with it as I have a
> good set of postfix docs. I am more concerned about missing something
> with respect to having the SMTP port open or not configured correctly to
> receive incoming mail.

this sound related to my problem 'postfix and kmail'

What is in /etc/HOSTNAME
and /etc/hosts?



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