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michwill
June 24th, 2008, 09:48 PM
Hi All,

Having an issue with my new Postfix installation. Basically I need a vanilla setup with no authentication, etc. I just want it to pass the email on and let that be. It currently keeps rejecting me with a message saying that each attempt is coming from an "unknown host".

How exactly do I resolve this?

I need this because I have a client that has a ServiceCEO installation that has hosed up SMTP on his windows box, so he needs to reroute SMTP traffic to something local in the meantime. I suggested he use his hosting company, however, ServiceCEO requires port 25 and makes no adjustments available -- and, of course, many hosting companies change port 25 to something else.

If it's simply a Postfix authentication issue, then I'd appreciate something less convoluted than "https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix" to take care of it as I'll need to guide him through it over the phone as he performs the tasks.

Anyway, any help is appreciated.

Regards!

michwill
July 5th, 2008, 11:02 PM
I've found this (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix), but it pretty much assumes you want Authentication, which I don't. As I've stated, I have an internal machine that needs to connect to a mail server on port 25 without authentication, and rather than set one up offsite somewhere, I figured we'd simply set up a "dummy" POSTFIX box locally.

Thoughts?