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Old 04-14-2005, 06:05 AM   #1
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Postfix configuration problem

Hello all,

I've set up postfix so that it directs mails with a specific address as the recipient (namely <number>@fax.mydomain) to a hylafax mail-to-fax gateway. This has been done with an entry in the transport database.

Now I need it to send all other e-mails to another server, an exchange server, since I cannot get past the firewall with my linux box. So in the current installation, if I send an e-mail within the intranet, it gets delivered. But if I want to send it out, my postfix cannot deliver the mail.

I've set
relayhost = myexchangeserver
but apparently now I don't get any mails delivered, even if they are only in the intranet.

Is the relayhost the right setting to change? Or are there other things I've missed?
Old 04-14-2005, 06:57 AM   #2
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AFAIK, relayhost is used to relay all emails that postfix has to deliver to the specific host, instead of delivering it itself. You may try This will send a bcc to the designated email of all emails that goes across the system.
I hope it helps.
Old 04-14-2005, 07:49 AM   #3
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Thanks aline, but I found my problem. Actually myexchangeserver got resolved wrongly, and I had to define


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