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Old 11-24-2003, 03:16 PM   #1
johnyy
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postfix receive mail problem..


I installed postfix that comes with redhat9, redhat-switch-mail sendmail to postfix, I bought a domain name (john.com for example), setup *.john.com to point to my ip. when i use mail me@yahoo.com command ,it's send out ok as user john, but when i login in yahoo.com mail hit reply, it's send out ok without any error, so i'm assume it go out ok from yahoo. but i wasn't enable to pick up anymail as user john, also i try it with differ user in the system, but still no luck ??

here some setting from my postfix.. i took some comments out..



main.cf

#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

#mydomain = domain.tld


myorigin = $myhostname
myorigin = $mydomain

# RECEIVING MAIL
inet_interfaces = localhost
inet_interfaces = all
inet_interfaces = $mydomain
inet_interfaces = $myhostname,localhost

mydestination = $myhostname, localhost.$mydomain
#mydestination = $myhostname, localhost.$mydomain $mydomain
#mydestination = $myhostname, localhost.$mydomain, $mydomain,
# mail.$mydomain, www.$mydomain, ftp.$mydomain

#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 = uucphost
#relayhost = [an.ip.add.ress]

#local_recipient_maps = $alias_maps unixasswd.byname

#in_flow_delay = 1s

#alias_maps = dbm:/etc/aliases
alias_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/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

# The mailbox_command parameter specifies the optional external
# command to use instead of mailbox delivery. The command is run as
# the recipient with proper HOME, SHELL and LOGNAME environment settings.
# Exception: delivery for root is done as $default_user.
#
# Other environment variables of interest: USER (recipient username),
# EXTENSION (address extension), DOMAIN (domain part of address),
# and LOCAL (the address localpart).
#
# Unlike other Postfix configuration parameters, the mailbox_command
# parameter is not subjected to $parameter substitutions. This is to
# make it easier to specify shell syntax (see example below).
#
# Avoid shell meta characters because they will force Postfix to run
# an expensive shell process. Procmail alone is expensive enough.
#
# IF YOU USE THIS TO DELIVER MAIL SYSTEM-WIDE, YOU MUST SET UP AN
# ALIAS THAT FORWARDS MAIL FOR ROOT TO A REAL USER.
#
#mailbox_command = /some/where/procmail
#mailbox_command = /some/where/procmail -a "$EXTENSION"

# The mailbox_transport specifies the optional transport in master.cf
# to use after processing aliases and .forward files. This parameter
# has precedence over the mailbox_command, fallback_transport and
# luser_relay parameters.
#
# Specify a string of the form transport:nexthop, where transport is
# the name of a mail delivery transport defined in master.cf. The
# :nexthop part is optional. For more details see the sample transport
# configuration file.
#
#mailbox_transport = lmtp:unix:/file/name
#mailbox_transport = cyrus

# The fallback_transport specifies the optional transport in master.cf
# to use for recipients that are not found in the UNIX passwd database.
# This parameter has precedence over the luser_relay parameter.
#
# Specify a string of the form transport:nexthop, where transport is
# the name of a mail delivery transport defined in master.cf. The
# :nexthop part is optional. For more details see the sample transport
# configuration file.
#
#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

# JUNK MAIL CONTROLS
#
# The controls listed here are only a very small subset. See the file
# sample-smtpd.cf for an elaborate list of anti-UCE controls.

# The header_checks parameter specifies an optional table with patterns
# that each logical message header is matched against, including
# headers that span multiple physical lines. Patterns are matched
# in the specified order, and the search stops upon the first match.
# When a pattern matches, what happens next depends on the associated
# action that is specified in the right-hand side of the table:
#
# REJECT the entire message is rejected.
# REJECT text.... The text is sent to the originator.
# IGNORE the header line is silently discarded.
# WARN the header is logged (not rejected) with a warning message.
# WARN text... as above, and the text is logged, too.
#
# These patterns do not apply to MIME headers in the message body.
#
# See also the body_checks example in the sample-filter.cf file.
#
#header_checks = regexp:/etc/postfix/header_checks

# FAST ETRN SERVICE
#
# Postfix maintains per-destination logfiles with information about
# deferred mail, so that mail can be flushed quickly with the SMTP
# "ETRN domain.tld" command, or by executing "sendmail -qRdomain.tld".
#
# By default, Postfix maintains deferred mail logfile information
# only for destinations that Postfix is willing to relay to (as
# specified in the relay_domains parameter). For other destinations,
# Postfix attempts to deliver ALL queued mail after receiving the
# SMTP "ETRN domain.tld" command, or after execution of "sendmail
# -qRdomain.tld". This can be slow when a lot of mail is queued.
#
# The fast_flush_domains parameter controls what destinations are
# eligible for this "fast ETRN/sendmail -qR" service.
#
#fast_flush_domains = $relay_domains
#fast_flush_domains =

# SHOW SOFTWARE VERSION OR NOT
#
# The smtpd_banner parameter specifies the text that follows the 220
# code in the SMTP server's greeting banner. Some people like to see
# the mail version advertised. By default, Postfix shows no version.
#
# You MUST specify $myhostname at the start of the text. That is an
# RFC requirement. Postfix itself does not care.
#
#smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP $mail_name
#smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP $mail_name ($mail_version)

# PARALLEL DELIVERY TO THE SAME DESTINATION
#
# How many parallel deliveries to the same user or domain? With local
# delivery, it does not make sense to do massively parallel delivery
# to the same user, because mailbox updates must happen sequentially,
# and expensive pipelines in .forward files can cause disasters when
# too many are run at the same time. With SMTP deliveries, 10
# simultaneous connections to the same domain could be sufficient to
# raise eyebrows.
#
# Each message delivery transport has its XXX_destination_concurrency_limit
# parameter. The default is $default_destination_concurrency_limit for
# most delivery transports. For the local delivery agent the default is 2.

#local_destination_concurrency_limit = 2
#default_destination_concurrency_limit = 10

# DEBUGGING CONTROL
#
# The debug_peer_level parameter specifies the increment in verbose
# logging level when an SMTP client or server host name or address
# matches a pattern in the debug_peer_list parameter.
#
debug_peer_level = 2

# The debug_peer_list parameter specifies an optional list of domain
# or network patterns, /file/name patterns or type:name tables. When
# an SMTP client or server host name or address matches a pattern,
# increase the verbose logging level by the amount specified in the
# debug_peer_level parameter.
#
#debug_peer_list = 127.0.0.1
#debug_peer_list = some.domain

# The debugger_command specifies the external command that is executed
# when a Postfix daemon program is run with the -D option.
#
# Use "command .. & sleep 5" so that the debugger can attach before
# the process marches on. If you use an X-based debugger, be sure to
# set up your XAUTHORITY environment variable before starting Postfix.
#
debugger_command =
PATH=/usr/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin
xxgdb $daemon_directory/$process_name $process_id & sleep 5

# INSTALL-TIME CONFIGURATION INFORMATION
#
# The following parameters are used when installing a new Postfix version.
#
# sendmail_path: The full pathname of the Postfix sendmail command.
# This is the Sendmail-compatible mail posting interface.
#
sendmail_path = /usr/sbin/sendmail.postfix

# newaliases_path: The full pathname of the Postfix newaliases command.
# This is the Sendmail-compatible command to build alias databases.
#
newaliases_path = /usr/bin/newaliases.postfix

# mailq_path: The full pathname of the Postfix mailq command. This
# is the Sendmail-compatible mail queue listing command.
#
mailq_path = /usr/bin/mailq.postfix

# setgid_group: The group for mail submission and queue management
# commands. This must be a group name with a numerical group ID that
# is not shared with other accounts, not even with the Postfix account.
#
setgid_group = postdrop

# manpage_directory: The location of the Postfix on-line manual pages.
#
manpage_directory = /usr/share/man

# sample_directory: The location of the Postfix sample configuration files.
#
sample_directory = /usr/share/doc/postfix-1.1.11/samples

# readme_directory: The location of the Postfix README files.
#
readme_directory = /usr/share/doc/postfix-1.1.11/README_FILES
alias_database = hash:/etc/postfix/aliases


thanks
 
Old 11-24-2003, 06:05 PM   #2
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Have a peek at /var/log/maillog and see if there was a rejection or if the connection from Yahoo ever actually happened.
 
Old 11-24-2003, 06:27 PM   #3
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[root@mail root]# cat /var/log/maillog
Nov 24 19:17:20 mail postfix/pickup[5657]: 33B461D422E: uid=0 from=<root>
Nov 24 19:17:20 mail postfix/cleanup[5674]: 33B461D422E: message-id=<20031125001720.33B461D422E@mail.mydomain.com>
Nov 24 19:17:20 mail postfix/nqmgr[5658]: 33B461D422E: from=<root@mydomain.com>, size=320, nrcpt=2 (queue active)
Nov 24 19:17:20 mail postfix/smtp[5676]: connect to mx4.hotmail.com[65.54.254.151]: Connection refused (port 25)
Nov 24 19:17:20 mail postfix/smtp[5676]: connect to mx2.hotmail.com[65.54.254.145]: Connection refused (port 25)
Nov 24 19:17:21 mail postfix/smtp[5677]: 33B461D422E: to=<me@yahoo.com>, relay=mx1.mail.yahoo.com[64.156.215.5], delay=1, status=sent (250 ok dirdel)
Nov 24 19:17:25 mail postfix/smtp[5676]: 33B461D422E: to=<zz50@hotmail.com>, relay=mx3.hotmail.com[65.54.253.99], delay=5, status=sent (250 <20031125001720.33B461D422E@mail.mydomain.com> Queued mail for delivery)
... it seen like the email that i send from hotmail and yahoo never get here ??

also the /var/log/maillog only track the mail i send out ?? not the mail coming in ??


thanks
 
Old 11-24-2003, 07:12 PM   #4
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here's what it return when i send a email useing my comcast.net email Mail Delivery Subsystem..
it's say
message (from <congyan@comcast.net>) was received at 24 Nov 2003 20:31:02 +0000.

The following addresses had delivery problems:

<root@mydomain.com>
Permanent Failure: 554_<root@mydomain.com>:_Recipient_address_rejected:_Relay_access_denied
Delivery last attempted at Tue, 25 Nov 2003 01:08:18 -0000

so i should set the relay_access ?

thanks
 
Old 11-25-2003, 10:35 AM   #5
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That is Postfix doing exactly what it is supposed to do (reject relaying).
Make sure your set up each of the files in /etc/postfix. And there are a couple of them that have to be made into db files by using the hash command. It sounds like you need to specify valid users in recipient_canonical.
 
  


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