Setting up a Gateway

Peter Peters P.G.M.Peters at
Fri Jun 28 08:07:17 IST 2002

On Fri, 28 Jun 2002 00:34:39 +0100, you wrote:

>I setup a box as a gateway, to minimize exposure of the internal server.
>Seems to work fine.
>But it appears necessary to define users and aliases not only on the
>internal server, but also on the gateway box (of course it is quite possible
>that I bungled somewhere).
>Is there a way to avoid defining users and aliases on the gateway box?

It is not neccesary but you end up accepting everything and you will
have to handle the bounces for yourself. We have about the same
configuration and we manually maintain the addresses on the gateway-box.
This gives us the oppertunity to block addresses used only within the

Peter Peters
senior netwerkbeheerder,  Centrum voor Informatievoorziening,
Universiteit Twente,   Postbus 217,  7500 AE  Enschede
telefoon: +31 53 489 2301, fax:+31 53 489 2383,

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