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Specific mail relay problem - 21.Jun.2004 9:45:00 PM   


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Thanks to everyone who helped with my last post about mail relay problems.

Looking at the reports I've got, it appears that my server is now configured correctly, but mail can be relayed through as follows:


>>> RSET
<<< 250 2.0.0 Resetting
>>> MAIL FROM:<spamtest@mail.myserver.co.uk>
<<< 250 2.1.0 spamtest@mail.myserver.co.uk....Sender OK
>>> RCPT TO:<"securitytest@abuse.net">
<<< 250 2.1.5 "securitytest@abuse.net"@myserver.co.uk

Does anyone know how to close this hole?

Thanks again,
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RE: Specific mail relay problem - 4.Aug.2004 2:07:00 PM   


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You had me wondering for a moment, so I went to:
and did the test where I set a valid address as the from and an external address as the to. I got:

220 kenny1.home.local Microsoft ESMTP MAIL Service, Version: 6.0.3790.0 ready at Wed, 4 Aug 2004 13:06:13 +0100
> HELO edit.dnsvr.com
< 250 kenny1.home.local Hello []
> MAIL FROM:<me@my-domain.me.uk>
< 250 2.1.0 me@my-domain.me.uk....Sender OK
> RCPT TO:<bad@bad.com>
< 550 5.7.1 Unable to relay for bad@bad.com

Which is good.
So, there is something amiss with the defaults on your box because kenny1 is a fresh, vanilla install with no configuration done to it.
What settings do you have on the smtp on your box?

(in reply to benclarke)
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