On June 24, 2013 at 1:19 PM, "/dev/rob0" <rob0@...
>On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 07:24:00PM +0200, Postmaster wrote:
>> Seems like you are missing some basic configuration. From
>> IMPORTANT: Either the smtpd_relay_restrictions or the
>> smtpd_recipient_restrictions parameter must specify
>> at least one of the following restrictions. Otherwise Postfix
>> refuse to receive mail...
>That would be without the "t" on the end, but anyway, no, that's
>what's going on here.
>> On 06/24/2013 19:02, postfix2013@... wrote:
>> >I'll admit I'm not that familiar with how mail systems work.
>Mail IS very difficult. Have you looked at outsourcing? I don't
>any service I can particularly recommend, but Google used to have
>gratis mail hosting, and they probably still do it cheaply.
>Success at mail self-hosting is possible, but it will require more
>from you than perhaps you are willing to invest? And then it will
>need care and feeding, such as for spam control, and quick action
>when something goes wrong (suppose your server has a hardware
>failure, for example.)
>That said, I'll continue and try to point you to ways to find the
>answers to your questions.
>> >I wish to collect e-mail from two different domain names.
>> >I have The Book of Postfix by Hildebrandt and Koetter in front
>> >me and have been using it as a how to guide for setting it up.
>> >followed "Mail Server for a Single Domain" and using the IP
>> >address instead of a domain name, it tested out and worked. I
>> >also followed the steps in the chapter "A Mail Server for
>This doesn't really tell us what settings you used. Ralf or P@rick
>might be able to guess, but none of us should have to:
My main.cf is an attachment to the first e-mail.
I did look in /var/log/mail.log and had a few warnings/errors of interest.
warning: do not list domain xxxxxxxx.com in BOTH mydestination and virtual_mailbox_domains
Recipient address rejected: User unknown in local recipient table
>> >So I went to send a test email and got this immediate reply:
>> ><me@...>: host mail.joeswebsite.com[76.xx.yy.zz]
>> >550 5.1.1 <me@...>: Recipient address rejected:
>> >unknown in local recipient table (in reply to RCPT TO command)
>Logging is a better resource than a bounce message, but this does
>tell us some things:
> 1. Your system accepted and relayed for you (thus why Carsten,
> quoted above, was wrong.)
> 2. Mail addressed to me@... was relayed to host
> 3. host mail.joeswebsite.com[76.xx.yy.zz] has joeswebsite.com
> listed in its $mydestination, but no Unix user nor alias of
> "me" was found.
>Either you have used someone's real domain as your example (don't
>do that!) or something is wrong with DNS:
Holy cow? Two things I didn't expect. Somebody would own a goofy name like that and somebody else would actually feel like pulling the records to test that. I suppose example.com is taken too, which is precisely why I avoided it. I'm sure they get bugged all the time as it is.
>joeswebsite.com. 14400 IN MX 0 joeswebsite.com.
>joeswebsite.com. 14400 IN A 18.104.22.168
>mail.joeswebsite.com. 14400 IN CNAME joeswebsite.com.
>This should have gone to joeswebsite.com[22.214.171.124] and not to
>mail.joeswebsite.com. (It happens to be the same address, but the
>actual MX value would have been logged.) Your munged address was
>clearly not 126.96.36.199.
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