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Old 10-16-2005, 12:04 PM   #1
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Postfix "554 Relay access denied"

Hello all,
I am trying to setup a mailserver on a machine that will host more virtual domains. As a consequence I want to setup Postfix to use virtual domains and virtual users.

The server receives emails and sends them to the right mailbox, and I also can get my mails using dovecot as a pop3 server.

But, I have a problem:

When I want to send an email using a client (Thunderbird) from to, I get an error:
554 <> Relay access denied

My configuration is:

myhostname = localhost
mydestination = $myhostname, localhost.$mydomain, localhost, $mydomain, mail.$mydomain, ftp.$mydomain
relay_recipient_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/relay_recipients
virtual_mailbox_domains = /etc/postfix/vhosts
virtual_mailbox_base = /var/spool/vmail
virtual_mailbox_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/vmailbox
virtual_minimum_uid = 100
virtual_uid_maps = static:504
virtual_gid_maps = static:504
virtual_alias_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/virtual

/etc/postfix/relay_recipients OK



The other options are missing or default. (I replaced the domain name with

Please help, any help or suggestion will be appreciated as I worked on this for a week.

Last edited by alexpopescu; 10-16-2005 at 12:16 PM.
Old 10-17-2005, 04:22 AM   #2
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