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Old 11-26-2003, 12:03 PM   #1
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Postfix & MS-outlook


I have question about setting Outlook to sendmail. First, my Linux server which has postfix install on it. I can send & receive mail at this Linux box. I then try to setup Outlook on my windows computer to send and receive mail through this server. When I setup pop3, I can login, receive mail but can not send mail out.
Do I need to do anything with file main.cf to make it work? Or I have to do something else?
Please advise

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Old 11-26-2003, 12:24 PM   #2
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You shouldn't need to do anything special. As long as postfix is running, it will be listening for incoming SMTP mail.

Try sending a mail from Outlook and looking at the log files for postfix. On my Mandrake system they are /var/log/mail/info, errors and warnings. They might give you a clue as to what is happening.
 
Old 11-26-2003, 09:54 PM   #3
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It say: ...
Recipient address rejected: Relay access denied;
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What did I do wrong?
 
Old 11-27-2003, 04:34 AM   #4
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In the /etc/postfix/main.cf file, check the "mydestination" parameter.

Try setting it to $myhostname, localhost.$mydomain, $mydomain
Also check that myhostname and mydomain are correctly set.

Check that the second comma is in place (between the two $mydomain's).

Now restart postfix and try sending again.
 
  


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