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Old 07-13-2006, 05:44 AM   #1
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Postfix Mailserver connecting to ISPs SMTP-server via Proxy/Router


I would like to install a Postfix-Mailserver.

My question:

As I use a Proxy/Router (Squid/iptables) to connect to the Internet i also would like to user this connection for mail drop / fetch.

How can I tell Postfix to do so ?


And yes, I will search at google but maybe this is faster....
Old 07-14-2006, 02:57 PM   #2
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I'm not aware of modules for squid for the smtp protocol.

If the proxy is the only connection to the internet, users will be restricted to webmail services.
Old 07-17-2006, 01:05 AM   #3
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thats correct, squid doesn´t make a connection to smtp-server. Therefore I would need a router. Which would be configured by route add ...


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