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


In our organization v have a linux servers with ip address range of 200.141.91.1 to 24 and domain mydomain. in. The clients are windows machines with ip address range 192.168.1.1.

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 xxxx@yahoo.com.

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.


Thank u
 
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.
 
Old 06-09-2004, 05:48 AM   #3
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yes all the linux servers r having the public ip address provided by the ISP
 
  


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