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Old 06-09-2004, 04:36 AM   #1
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not getting mails from outside my network

In our organization v have a linux servers with ip address range of to 24 and domain mydomain. in. The clients are windows machines with ip address range

Now i am not able to ping the linux server from the windows machine. am able to ping between the different linux servers. Same way i am able to send and receive mail from one linux machine to other. But not able to get mail from internet i.e say

What are the steps to configure the linux server as a mail so that i get mails not only from within the organization but also from outside as well as web server for browsing the net.

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Old 06-09-2004, 04:51 AM   #2
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Do all the linux systems have a direct connection to the internet, assuming that the Public IP range (200.x.x.x) is provided by your ISP?

You would need to configure one of your linux boxes to act as a router between the 192.x and 200.x subnets, enable NAT or install a proxy server to enable web browsing.

You will need to put in a MX (mail exchanger) entry in your DNS servers to let the wold know that mails to your domain should be directed to your mail server.
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yes all the linux servers r having the public ip address provided by the ISP


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