[TriLUG] MTA to MTA through mail.trilug.org
ken.mink at gmail.com
Tue May 16 17:11:17 EDT 2006
On 5/16/06, Tanner Lovelace <clubjuggler at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/16/06, Ken Mink <ken.mink at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Here's what's in my log:
> > May 16 15:41:57 bwg3 postfix/smtp: certificate verification
> > for mail.trilug.org: num=19:self signed certificate in certificate chain
> > May 16 15:41:57 bwg3 postfix/smtp: Server certificate could not
> > verified
> > May 16 15:41:58 bwg3 postfix/smtp: 0A8474280D: to=<
> > address at other.domain>, relay=mail.trilug.org[18.104.22.168], delay=2,
> > status=deferred (Authentication failed: SASL authentication failed;
> > mail.trilug.org[22.214.171.124] said: 535 Error: authentication failed)
> While it is try that you have an SSL error, that's not what's stopping
> your email from going through. The last message is what's causing
> trilug not to relay. As all good e-mail servers are configured, the
> mail server is configured to NOT relay mail, except in one very special
> circumstance. That circumstance is when you've authenticated with
> a valid username and password (alternatively, I think it may relay when
> mail is sent from localhost too, but we may want to reconsider that).
> So, your postfix must be configured with your username and password
> for the TriLUG mail server to relay. This means you will have to store
> it in plaintext on your server at home and that, sadly, is a violation
> of the TriLUG Terms of Service (or at least it would be if we had
> ever written them down completely). So, I would suggest what
> Chris suggested that you relay through the RoadRunner SMTP
> servers, since that's what they're their for when you have RR service.
I understand that postfix needs to be set up for an authenticated
connection. I believe I've got that configured correctly with the
variable. But I guess not.
As for using RR was a relay, I'm slightly tinfoil hatish and I don't want RR
storing every email I send.
Oh well, thanks for the help.
> P.S. TriLUG switched to a CACert SSL Cert for the web server
> during the last meeting but we should now also go ahead and
> do the same thing for smtp, imap and pop too at some point.
> One more thing to add to the agenda of the soon to be formed
> Sys Admin committee?
> Tanner Lovelace
> clubjuggler at gmail dot com
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