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Re: Forcing Postfix SMTP client to use AUTH LOGIN

On Sun, Jul 01, 2007 at 12:57:54PM -0400, Allan Wind wrote:
> On 2007-07-01T17:34:59+0100, Pigeon wrote:
> > How do I force postfix to use AUTH LOGIN when it seems determined to
> > ignore my smtpd.conf?
> All paths relative to /etc/postfix.  Ensure you have something like this in main.cf:
> smtp_sasl_auth_enable = yes
> smtp_sasl_mechanism_filter = login
> smtp_sasl_password_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/sasl_password
> and an entry for the remote server in sasl_password. My requirement is 
> that mail is relayed via localhost:1025 (and $USER, $PASSWORD replaced 
> with actual values) and just telling you so you have an example:
> []:1025 $USER:$PASSWORD

Thanks... it was smtp_sasl_mechanism_filter that was the key, I
already had the rest of SMTP AUTH working for non-broken hosts.

Having searched Google for fruitless hours I asked the list and then
Google produced five minutes later... Sod's law strikes again... but
thanks anyway!


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