Thread: Noob to Postfix
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Old 16th May 2013, 21:49
allenwhite78 allenwhite78 is offline
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Default Noob to Postfix

Hi guys hope you can help.

I recently moved from shared to VPS all has gone well bar email, I thought it was fine but alas no.

I created the setup with this tutorial

All I want is a single user account ME

to recive mail for that account and that only..maybe a catch all later

I set it up as that tutorial, I can telnet to it no problems and ehlo ok. However when I send my self an email I get.
The e-mail address you entered couldn't be found. Please check the recipient's e-mail address and try to resend the message. If the problem continues, please contact your helpdesk.

Diagnostic information for administrators:

Generating server:
#< #5.1.1 X-Postfix; unknown user: "allen.white"> #SMTP#

Original message headers:

Return-Path: <>
Received: from ( [])
by (Postfix) with ESMTP id D056DEA08B2A for
<>; Thu, 16 May 2013 18:31:28 +0000 (GMT)
Received: from ( []) by (ExaSMTPD) with ESMTP id 84B43A0052 for
<>; Thu, 16 May 2013 19:31:30 +0100 (BST)
Received: from (unknown []) (using TLSv1 with
cipher AES128-SHA (128/128 bits)) (No client certificate requested) by (ExaSMTPD) with ESMTPS id 6D6694005D for
<>; Thu, 16 May 2013 19:31:30 +0100 (BST)
Received: from ([fe80::c13c:eaed:4cd8:4e6a]) by ([fe80::c13c:eaed:4cd8:4e6a%11]) with mapi id
14.01.0355.002; Thu, 16 May 2013 19:21:45 +0100

Im unsure of the following. In postfix the MYNETWORKS = confuses me
I have entered LOCALHOST. Should I put the ip of my VPS?

THe mail issue is it does not think the user is created. Hope someone can help!

Many thanks

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