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Re: smtp_sasl_auth_enable?

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  • Patrick Ben Koetter
    ... It makes it mandatory only for hosts listed in a sasl password map. ... If you want to relay and the host requires SMTP AUTH and you don t AUTH, then yes.
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 2, 2010
      * john <john@...>:
      > I understand that setting "smtp_sasl_auth_enable" to yes, enables
      > sasl authentication in the SMTP client, but does it make it
      > mandatory.

      It makes it mandatory only for hosts listed in a sasl password map.

      > If I do not have an entry in the sasl password list for a particular
      > smarthost/relay will I have a problem.

      If you want to relay and the host requires SMTP AUTH and you don't AUTH, then
      yes.

      If you just want to send messages to any other host, no.

      p@rick

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