Postfix SMTP

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Install as per normal

apt-get install postfix
Choose Internet Site Config.

After Install - Main folder = /etc/postfix
Main file = main.cf

Basic Changes:

Just the name used to identify server
myhostname = mail.domain.com
//disable lookup of usernames disable_vrfy_command = yes Remove hash beside delay_warning_time = 4h

SENDING AN EMAIL VIA TELNET 25 & Testing forwarding

mail from: sri@mara.net
rcpt to: user@lastre.com
data
.
quit

Test and get working Normal - Should be able to send and revieve via pine etc.

Had to adjust /etc/hosts with domain name (this allowed sending emails ok):

127.0.0.1 localhost 136.201.1.250 kartbuilding.net phidebian

Good URLS

http://www.muine.org/~hoang/postfix.html

http://www.debianhelp.co.uk/postfix.htm

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