RE: rely recipient verification (Was: Increasing throuput)
> > This should goood as 'permit_mynetworks' substitute..Not exactly. The name is misleading, but I use this lookup table for
> > Moreover, Im using:
> > relay_domains = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-relay-domains.cf
> > which looks up for the domain in the domains table which
> mail server
> > accept mail for.
> right. but it seems you also have a relay_recipient_maps.
> what's this for (my understanding is that you don't have the
> list of relay)?
aliases. But In this case, I use it to verify the recipient of an
incoming recipient is valid, in case the message is destined to one of
my 'internal domain'. Moreover, I have all the catch-all for my
'external domains'. When a message is received for an external domain
'domain.it', it matches '@...' key and returns 'OK'.
> >> It is recommended that you enable the submission portOk.
> (587) and use
> >> it to relay mail (but not accept mail from the public).
> > How could I activate this port?
> look for submission in master.cf. keep that for when you have
> enough time though.
> > But I'm still a little bit sospicious about the recipientI agree with you.
> > for my 'external domains'.
> > For example, for an external domain of mine, say 'domain.it', I get:
> > Oct 1 09:40:13 av4 postfix/smtpd: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from
> > unknown[126.96.36.199]: 450 4.1.1 <stefanobottaluscio@...>:
> > Recipient address rejected: undeliverable address: host
> > mail.bontempi.it[188.8.131.52] said: 550
> > <stefanobottaluscio@...>: Recipient address rejected: User
> > unknown in virtual alias table (in reply to RCPT TO command);
> > from=<afesteryga@...>
> > proto=SMTP helo=<ybvs>
> looks good indeed.
> > And this is OK (It seems to me that it is my SMTP server220 av4.sttspa.it
> that reject
> > the message for the inexistant address of my external domain). But
> > when I have tried for other external domains and it doesn't
> seems to
> > me that that mail server have the same behaviour. Infact I get:
> > Oct 1 09:58:14 av4 postfix/smtp: 687F1750193:
> > to=<0batillebacher@...>, relay=10.30.32.7[10.30.32.7]:25,
> > delay=0.55, delays=0.11/0.29/0.12/0.03, dsn=2.0.0,
> > (250 0batillebacher@...... Recipient OK)
> > Whatever it is the recipient.. I suppose that in this case the
> > receiving mail server is guilty of this mesleading behaviour..
> > Maybe he has a catchall for his domain or won't verifies
> its recipients?
> try a telneting to 10.30.32.7 from the "smtp server" and see
> if it accepts random addresses:
> # telnet 10.30.32.7
> EHLO my.hostname
> MAIL FROM:<someone@yourdomain>
> RCPT TO:<randomaddr@...>
mail from:<valid address>
250 2.1.0 Ok
rcpt to:<jkhjhj@...> <-- Invalid address>
250 2.1.5 Ok
354 End data with <CR><LF>.<CR><LF>
502 5.5.2 Error: command not recognized
250 2.0.0 Ok: queued as 2582475018D
> if it says recipient ok for any user, then there is aSo there is a problem.
> problem. possible
> explanations:I will investigate.. Now it is my task to discover the mistery..
> - the final server does not validate recipients (broken old
> - the final server trusts your server and doesn't validate
> recipients when the client is your server. you'll need to ask
> the admin to change this if possible.
> - the final server has a catchall. Then there is no problem,
> unless they later bounce for some reason...
In the mean time, many thanks!!!
PS: And for the submission port??