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Re: postfix relay smtp authentication

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On 12/05/06 18:55, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 06, 2006 at 12:13:26AM +0100, Martin Fuzzey wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have been succesfully running postfix on Sarge as a local mailserver 
>> relaying all outbound mail (from multiple internal accounts) to my ISP.
>> However my ISP has just decided to require SMTP authentication.
> Here is what I have done when I had an ISP that required SMTP AUTH:
> # cat /etc/postfix/sasl_passwd
> upstream.mail.exchange                user@isp.tld:password

Can you have multiple entries, one per user?

> # grep -r sasl_passwd /etc/postfix/
> /etc/postfix/main.cf:smtp_sasl_password_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/sasl_passwd
> Then, make sure to run:
> # postmap hash:/etc/postfix/sasl_passwd
> This should leave you with a file called /etc/postfix/sasl_passwd.db
> which postfix which actually use as the source of the authentication
> information.
> Also, make sure that the sasl_passwd and sasl_passwd.db have mode 600

So the password would be in cleartext?

> and that you have libsasl2-modules installed.

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