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Old 11-15-2005, 11:18 AM   #1
namit
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Can send but not recieve


Have installed postfix

and i can send emails no problem but can not seam to recieve emails when i reply to the email address.

Please help me
 
Old 11-16-2005, 04:47 PM   #2
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If I'm not missing something, postfix is a daemon for SMTP only (mail transfer agent - MTA).
From the mail client's point of view, postfix is able to handle sending mails.
It will also receive mails from external systems and store it somewhere (/var/spool/mail).

If you want to read mails that you expect someone has sent to the mail server running postfix, you additionally need a POP3 or IMAP daemon.
This is where your mail client logs in when it is receiving mail.

Afaik there is no "integrated" POP3 or IMAP module/addon for postfix.
For a small environment you might use popa3d (simply works, no configuration needed). If you like fiddling around, try Courier IMAP ;-)

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Old 11-16-2005, 04:57 PM   #3
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Do you have deamons running on port 25 and 110 ?
 
Old 11-16-2005, 05:04 PM   #4
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just when i type in mail i do not get anything it says no mail
 
Old 11-16-2005, 05:23 PM   #5
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... Sorry but your problem isint clear...

Do you have problem with mail client or server ?

"when i type in mail" Wich email client ?
 
Old 11-16-2005, 05:29 PM   #6
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ok well i can send emails if i type mail and then give all the information like emial address send to and subject and main body... etc

but when i recieve it on my hotmail account i click reply and my email addrses comes up namit@mydomain.org but not sure where the emails go

Please help me do i make any sence?

Last edited by namit; 09-24-2007 at 05:06 AM.
 
Old 11-16-2005, 05:34 PM   #7
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it in recieving emials i am having problems
 
Old 11-16-2005, 06:28 PM   #8
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So want to be able to send and recieve emails using postfix.

have asked the people i bought the domain name off did they set the MX records and they said that

" Your domain (MX mail records) mail.namit.org is already pointed to
193.120.94.29."

I have setup outgoing emails to be mail.esat.net because they are my ISPs and they have open smtp server but not sure if i am ment to have this setup.

Any chance someone can talk a look at my config file and even tell me where i am going wrong with the incoming mail setup?

PHP Code:
#soft_bounce = no

queue_directory = /var/spool/postfix

command_directory 
= /usr/sbin

daemon_directory 
= /usr/libexec/postfix

mail_owner 
postfix

#default_privs = nobody

#myhostname = host.domain.tld
#myhostname = virtual.domain.tld
myhostname = [url]www.namit.org[/url]

#mydomain = domain.tld
mydomain namit.org

#myorigin = $myhostname
myorigin $mydomain

inet_interfaces 
all
#inet_interfaces = $myhostname
#inet_interfaces = $myhostname, localhost
#inet_interfaces = localhost

#proxy_interfaces =
#proxy_interfaces = 1.2.3.4

mydestination $myhostnamelocalhost.$mydomainlocalhost
#mydestination = $myhostname, localhost.$mydomain, localhost, $mydomain
#mydestination = $myhostname, localhost.$mydomain, localhost, $mydomain,
# mail.$mydomain, [url]www.[/url]$mydomain, ftp.$mydomain

#local_recipient_maps = unix:passwd.byname $alias_maps
#local_recipient_maps = proxy:unix:passwd.byname $alias_maps
#local_recipient_maps =

unknown_local_recipient_reject_code 550

#mynetworks_style = class
#mynetworks_style = subnet
#mynetworks_style = host

#mynetworks = 168.100.189.0/28, 127.0.0.0/8
#mynetworks = $config_directory/mynetworks
#mynetworks = hash:/etc/postfix/network_table

#relay_domains = $mydestination

#relayhost = $mydomain
#relayhost = [gateway.my.domain]
#relayhost = [mailserver.isp.tld]
#relayhost = uucphost
#relayhost = [an.ip.add.ress]
relayhost mail.esat.net

#relay_recipient_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/relay_recipients

#in_flow_delay = 1s

#alias_maps = dbm:/etc/aliases
alias_maps hash:/etc/aliases
#alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases, nis:mail.aliases
#alias_maps = netinfo:/aliases

#alias_database = dbm:/etc/aliases
#alias_database = dbm:/etc/mail/aliases
alias_database hash:/etc/aliases
#alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases, hash:/opt/majordomo/aliases

#recipient_delimiter = +

home_mailbox Mailbox
#home_mailbox = Maildir/

#mail_spool_directory = /var/mail
#mail_spool_directory = /var/spool/mail

#mailbox_command = /some/where/procmail
#mailbox_command = /some/where/procmail -a "$EXTENSION"

#mailbox_transport = lmtp:unix:/file/name
#mailbox_transport = cyrus

#fallback_transport = lmtp:unix:/file/name
#fallback_transport = cyrus
#fallback_transport =


# luser_relay works only for the default Postfix local delivery agent.

#luser_relay = $user@other.host
#luser_relay = $local@other.host
#luser_relay = admin+$local

#header_checks = regexp:/etc/postfix/header_checks

#fast_flush_domains = $relay_domains

#smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP $mail_name
#smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP $mail_name ($mail_version)

#local_destination_concurrency_limit = 2
#default_destination_concurrency_limit = 20

debug_peer_level 2

#debug_peer_list = 127.0.0.1
#debug_peer_list = some.domain

debugger_command =
PATH=/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin
xxgdb $daemon_directory
/$process_name $process_id sleep 5

sendmail_path 
= /usr/sbin/sendmail.postfix

newaliases_path 
= /usr/bin/newaliases.postfix

mailq_path 
= /usr/bin/mailq.postfix

setgid_group 
postdrop

html_directory 
no

manpage_directory 
= /usr/share/man

sample_directory 
= /usr/share/doc/postfix-2.2.2/samples

readme_directory 
= /usr/share/doc/postfix-2.2.2/README_FILES 

Last edited by namit; 11-17-2005 at 06:37 AM.
 
  


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