Re: exim won't relay mail : FIXED
On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 05:47:37PM +0000, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
| In article <20010731200552.A497@hudson>, dman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
| >I added
| > dman: email@example.com
| >to /etc/email-addresses and now the envelope-from is valid (for me
| >anyways). I would need to add a similar line for all other users on
| >my system, if they were to send emails.
| I always recommend people running their own mail system on their
| own servers to get their own domain, or subdomain. When I was at
Yeah, but I don't have much of a connection (see below).
| school they created a 'students' subdomain in which anyone could
| get a DNS record - ask the people at rit.edu if they can do that
| for you, hudson.rit.edu or hudson.students.rit.edu. Ofcourse then
When I was living on campus I had "dman.rh.rit.edu" (rh is Resident
Halls, even though I was in an on-campus apartment). I also had a
nice T3 connection too. Now I am back home with only dial-up. I only
need to get mail out (ssmtp works for that) but I wanted to have local
delivery also (and more importantly, I needed to have a way of testing
my simple smtp client (school project) without tying up the phone all
| you need to do something with that domain - set the primary MX
| to your box if you have a permanent connection and a static IP
| address, or put all mail for the domain in a POP3 mailbox that
| you can collect using fetchmail, or use UUCP (old but perfectly
| suited to these kinds of situations).
No, I only have dialup right now.
Thanks for the suggestions though,