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Old 01-22-2014, 01:25 PM   #16
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Thanks Niki!
 
Old 01-22-2014, 02:34 PM   #17
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In case your ISP blocks port 25, you can configure Postfix to use port 587 for sending messages.
My sendmail uses port 587 for mail submission as well. However receiving email is an entirely other matter. If your ISP blocks port 25 then other mail servers will not find your server for delivering emails.

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Old 01-22-2014, 05:33 PM   #18
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This is starting to sound kind of trivial, is there an all in one solution so to speak with out the use of online services for some kind of proxy? No wonder Assange doesn't use email.

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Old 01-23-2014, 08:18 AM   #19
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No idea what your question is about.
 
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This is starting to sound kind of trivial, is there an all in one solution so to speak with out the use of online services for some kind of proxy? No one Assange doesn't use email.
You're not as think as I stoned you are?
 
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Old 01-23-2014, 01:29 PM   #21
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You're not as think as I stoned you are?
you made my day!
 
Old 01-23-2014, 01:56 PM   #22
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Sing, O goddess, the anger of Lennart son of Redhatus, that brought countless ills upon the Slackwareans. Many a brave soul did it send hurrying down to this forum, and many a hero did it yield a prey to bugs and alpha software, for so were the counsels of Linus fulfilled from the day on which the son of Poettering and great Volkerding first fell out with one another.

I have read some "epic threads" about systemd, none ever began with such eloquence.
 
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You're not as think as I stoned you are?
, I wish.
 
Old 01-23-2014, 05:35 PM   #24
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This is starting to sound kind of trivial, is there an all in one solution so to speak with out the use of online services for some kind of proxy?
I think you're asking if you can send/receive mail directly to/from other mail servers. Since you have a residential dynamic IP address, the answer is no. If you had a server with a static public IP and FQDN, you could do this like any other business.
 
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I think you're asking if you can send/receive mail directly to/from other mail servers. Since you have a residential dynamic IP address, the answer is no. If you had a server with a static public IP and FQDN, you could do this like any other business.
It's actually not that black & white. Even if you have a consumer Internet subscription and a dynamic IP address (like I have myself) these dynamic IP addresses are often long-lived. If you register a hostname at one of the many Dynamic-DNS services like dyndns.org then you will be able to use a FQDN even with a changing IP address.
And if you are keeping a close eye on IP address changes, you can even use your own domain name and assign a host to your (potentially changing) IP address, as long as you keep its TTL at small values and change the host definition whenever you notice a change in your IP address.

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Old 01-24-2014, 02:29 PM   #26
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It's actually not that black & white. Even if you have a consumer Internet subscription and a dynamic IP address (like I have myself) these dynamic IP addresses are often long-lived. If you register a hostname at one of the many Dynamic-DNS services like dyndns.org then you will be able to use a FQDN even with a changing IP address.
And if you are keeping a close eye on IP address changes, you can even use your own domain name and assign a host to your (potentially changing) IP address, as long as you keep its TTL at small values and change the host definition whenever you notice a change in your IP address.

Eric
So I would have to manually change my dyndns.org settings whenever my ip address changed? I think for me that's a problem because I use Verizon Fios and my dhcp lease is usally 24 hours! If I'm browsing late at night sometimes I actually see the router turn off and back on automatically ( I'm assuming this is how the lease is refreshed) and Voila new ip address.

I could "Borrow the neighbors connection" and use it as a simple mail server as I just happened to notice that they have static ip . But I'd rather not for obvious reasons, however if it would be a question of having to constantly manage my dns and ip setting, then I would definitely consider it.

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Old 01-24-2014, 02:50 PM   #27
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So I would have to manually change my dyndns.org settings whenever my ip address changed? I think for me that's a problem because I use Verizon Fios and my dhcp lease is usally 24 hours!
Again a matter of Read The Fucking Documentation. This is Slackware, do your homework first. On http://sourceforge.net/p/ddclient/wiki/Home/ you will find that "DDclient is a Perl client used to update dynamic DNS entries for accounts on Dynamic DNS Network Services' free DNS service. [...] It has the capability to update more than just dyndns and it can fetch your WAN-ipaddress in a few different ways."

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Old 01-24-2014, 02:59 PM   #28
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Jeez, thanks. sorry for bothering you. Just figured while we were on the topic I'd ask.
 
Old 01-24-2014, 03:09 PM   #29
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Actually, dyndns.org isn't what it used to be (no more free dns ).. But, you can use http://www.dnsdynamic.org/

You don't have to manually update your settings every time ... That's why scripts exist...

My honest opinion thought, and don't take it the wrong way.. Play around.. put up your mail server.. It's a fun thing to do and learn, but don't actually try to keep it up and running.. Most of your questions could have been asked in a Google searchbox and you clearly aren't making an effort to actually teach yourself the process as much as trying to reach an end goal.. With mail servers, even small/personal mail servers, this is not really an option.. You have to at least have some knowledge or will to actually learn what's going on behind the scenes...

Anyway, have fun..
 
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Old 01-24-2014, 03:18 PM   #30
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I'm starting it now thank's for the help everyone, maybe we should turn this thread into a howto for mail servers on slackware with dynamic ip!
 
  


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