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Old 09-14-2003, 07:45 PM   #1
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Question mail server issues - POSTFIX

already bear with me, since I just installed Red Hat 8.0 72 hrs purpose is to migrate all my web based function onto the Linux box...

thus far, I have successfully configure POSTFIX to send/receive mail using MUTT at the root.

Issue #1: Mail sent to web base mail account (ie. yahoo) received address as: [ROOT@HOST.MYDOMAIN.COM] instead of [USER@MYDOMAIN.COM]

and yes, I do realize that this can be attributed to having been logged in at the root during the send....I'm more interested in resolving my domain addressing issue.....

[/ETC/POSTFIX/MAIN.CF] is configured as: (unless otherwise indicated below, default settings are used)



MYORIGIN = $mydomain


MYDESTINATION = $myhostname, localhost.$mydomain, $mydomain


I should also clarify be saying that I'm configuring this as a standalone mailserver....

Issue #2: Despite being able to send/receive mail from root to a web based email account, I am unable to connect to the mail server within the LAN. I'm using (urgh!!!) Outlook Express 6 as my client mail on the LAN.

The mail server is configured as: and all my clients are located within this subnet....

Should you require any additional info to assist in resolving this issue, I will gladly provide them....

I need to have email functioning before business tomorrow morning, so your insights are great appreciated.


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Old 09-14-2003, 08:53 PM   #2
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yes....I'm *bumping* this message with the hope of at least obtain a single response.....otherwise, I'll have to stay up all night to get this thing running by 8:30am manana....
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