[Techtalk] easy SMTP authentication with any MTA
conor.daly at oceanfree.net
Thu Feb 27 00:56:19 EST 2003
On Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 04:28:57PM +1100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
> On Tue, Feb 25, 2003, Morgan Landry wrote:
> > I've tried doing something with sendmail, but it's been _way_ too
> > time consuming and confusing. There must be a simpler way,
> > but I haven't found it yet. Any advice?
> I would suggest looking at postfix instead. Hopefully someone here can
> tell you the two things you need:
> 1. How to make Postfix smart-relay
relayhost = <your.smtp.smart.host>
> 2. How to make it authenticate to the server.
smtp_sasl_auth_enable = yes
smtp_sasl_password_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/saslpass
Sorry I'm too tired to wax lyrical on the subject just now but be warned:
I found the postfix learning curve to be quite steep but that could be a
reflection on the complexity of what I was trying to do...
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
Domestic Sysadmin :-)
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