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Old 26th April 2006, 15:01
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Originally Posted by provell
I have done some checking myself on the SMTP connection and read about a SMTP handshake.
The gave me a host/DNS name of SCARTO.XS4ALL.NL
I have named my server WEBSRV1 with the extension SCARTO.XS4ALL.NL
Thus the whole dns string to reach my postfix server would be:

This is dns string is not reachable from the internet and might be a problem for the "SMTP greeting (port 25)".
Then you must create a DNS record for WEBSRV1.SCARTO.XS4ALL.NL. Ask your provider to do so.

Originally Posted by provell
As this server is not setup with ISPCONFIG would you be so kind to tell me what config files I have to change to make this happen?
Or is the advise to start all over again a better idea?
If you don't want to create a DNS record for WEBSRV1.SCARTO.XS4ALL.NL, then you must edit /etc/postfix/, /etc/hostname and maybe /etc/hosts. Restart Postfix afterwards.
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