219446Re: Setting up to send mail
- May 1 4:06 AMCharles Marcus:
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> Wietse Venema wrote:Good luck helping him, am I not going to try to interfere
> > Wade Smart:
> >> relayhost = [smtpout.secureserver.net]:3535
> > Why are you sending mail for yahoo etc. to smtpout.secureserver.net?
> (I've been trying to help him privately, both because of the help I
> received from this list when I first started with postfix, and for my
> own learning experience)
> He has a different setup...
> 1. His mail is hosted by Godaddy. Godaddy is authoritative for his
> domain, wadesmart.com
> 2. His local postfix box is also what he uses as his workstation.
> 3. He uses fetchmail to retrieve mail from his hosted Godaddy mail
> server to his local server/workstation, running postfix (and dovecot for
> providing imap access).
> So, again, his local machine that is running postfix is *not* the
> authoritative server for his domain - he is using fetchmail/postfix
> (I've never used fetchmail either, so not sure what is required in
> postfix config to make them work together either) to grab all of his
> email from where it is hosted at Godaddy.
> This setup is not something I've ever even done/thought about, so I'm
> not sure how to help him...
> He wants his local postfix, which is running on his workstation machine,
> to be able to relay all outbound mail being sent locally through
> Godaddys smtp server. smtp.secureserver.net is the host Godaddy gave him
> for sending mail using their smtp server remotely, so I assumed that he
> should set it up like mine is here, since we do the same thing and it is
> working fine - as the relayhost.
> > That machine doesn't want such mail.
> It should - it is what he was given to use for sending mail remotely.
> >> Apr 30 17:18:56 wadesmart postfix/smtp: B0E5F14284D1:
> >> to=<wadesmart@...>,
> >> orig_to=<wade@...>,
> >> relay=smtpout.secureserver.net[188.8.131.52]:3535,
> > List mail.wadesmart.com in main.cf:mydestination.
> But wouldn't he only do that if this box was authoritative for that domain?
> I'm confused by this, since he is essentially only using this postfix as
> a relay for outbound mail.
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