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    Mail server outgoing

    Hi

    I configured mail server from yast and its working good on my network but now i need to configure to send mail from my local mail to gmail or hotmail or any mail . So how to that.


    Regards

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    Re: Mail server outgoing

    On 22/11/2014 14:44, linuxformat wrote:

    > I configured mail server from yast and its working good on my network
    > but now i need to configure to send mail from my local mail to gmail or
    > hotmail or any mail . So how to that.


    If you have configured an outgoing SMTP mail server you can add an alias
    to /etc/aliases of the form "username: email@example.com" (note colon
    after username) so that mail sent to the local username will be
    redirected to email@example.com. After editing /etc/aliases you should
    run the "newaliases" command.

    You may also want to add the same information to
    /etc/postfix/sender_canonical though note the format is "username
    email@example.com" (no colon after username). After editing run "postmap
    /etc/postfix/sender_canonical".

    HTH.
    --
    Simon
    SUSE Knowledge Partner

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  3. Re: Mail server outgoing

    Hi linuxformat,
    Quote Originally Posted by linuxformat View Post
    Hi

    I configured mail server from yast and its working good on my network but now i need to configure to send mail from my local mail to gmail or hotmail or any mail . So how to that.


    Regards
    do you mean that you're running your own mail server on the machine, or have you set it up to use some other MTA? If the former, how did you set things up (null client? Some MTA configuration?) and how's the general environment you're running your server in - do you have some central mail server (MTA) that would take care of things? Do you instead have to connect your MTA to "the Internet" and if so, is a separate firewall involved?

    If you're running your own MTA (no null client to some other MTA), then it might require no more than the proper setup of the transport map. Especially if you need to use an upstream MTA (i.e. operated by your Internet provider).

    Regards,
    Jens
    From the times when today's "old school" was "new school"

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    Re: Mail server outgoing

    Yes Mr. smflood it is working good now i can send mail from any user to gmail so i can do that now the same thing with Hotmail or yahoo .

    Yes Mr. jmozdzen i configured mail server on my server and all my users on the network can send and receive mails by client like outlook, Thunderbird on the network.

    Regards
    Last edited by linuxformat; 28-Nov-2014 at 15:29.

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