MailScanner SPAM Forward & Postfix Problem
hkclark at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 20:25:07 IST 2005
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Drew, I can't thank you enough! I did something a little bit
different than what you describe, but your explanation made a few
things *finally* click for me and it's now working like a champ!
I VERY much appreciate all the helpful advice I received in this
thread. I will carry the info I gained over to the CentOS list so
those folks can benefit as well.
Now on to getting a single instance of Postfix working as per Glenn's
PS -- And, to answer your question about local account: yes, I'm using
all local mail accounts on this box.
On Apr 8, 2005 8:23 AM, Drew Marshall <drew at themarshalls.co.uk> wrote:
> OK here is the first problem. You _don't_ have mydomain listed under
> mydestination. Move it from virtual_alias_domains to mydestination. (This
> assumes that you deliver mail to local mailboxes, which I believe is true
> but you haven't confirmed).
> > virtual_alias_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/virtual_alias
> Again with the same assumption, move any reference to mydomain out of
> virtual_alias and any aliases to _real_ accounts into /etc/postfix/aliases
> > alias_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/aliases
> > Have I got something else hosed? Is using the virtual_alias_maps
> > supposed to complete shut off the normal aliases file?
> No, the idea of virtual_alias_maps is that it translates virtual aliases
> to either virtual mailboxes or other addresses for example,
> sales at virtdomain.com becomes salesman at internal.virtdomain.com (So you can
> run MailScanner as a gateway in front of Exchange or Notes for example).
> For anything local, you must use proper shell accounts and the aliases
> table (Where domains are not listed). Some times users don't want/ need
> shell accounts so you can use virtual_mailbox_domains for these, this
> needs more setting up to do correctly, but it's not too tricky. Speak to
> me off list if you want help with that).
> > (Actually, I know it's still there in some way [it still works for the
> > /dev/null" entry I have in /etc/postfix/aliases], but all I can't get
> > it to work for normal email addresses [local or remote]).
> > It's driving me crazy! Am I doing something dumb here? Maybe I'm the
> > one who needs coffee. :-)
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