View Full Version : [ubuntu] Apple Mail connection problem with Postfix/Dovecot setup

April 11th, 2010, 07:11 AM
I setup my mail system on a clean install of Postfix and Dovecot from

on the:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PostfixVirtualMailBoxClamSmtpHowto#Testing%20Your% 20Setup part everything checks out yet when i input the details into Apple Mail it tells me That it Can't connect.

I can Connect via Squirrelmail and telnet but not through mail.
also my /var/log/mail.log s not recording anything and my mail.log.1 only goes up to april 6

April 11th, 2010, 07:39 AM
This is stupid, but, have you set up port forwarding? I know that TWC also refuses to let mail servers receive mail unless they have proper PTR records.

April 11th, 2010, 05:52 PM
Yes ports 110,143, and 25 are all forwarded to the server.