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Old 10th December 2007, 22:24
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Lightbulb Fix for X-Authentication-Warning

Problem:

All emails sent from my server via php programs such as vBulletin or SquirrelMail would have the following in the message header:

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X-Authentication-Warning: server1.mysite.com: apache set sender to webmaster@mysite.com using -f
This was causing some spam blockers to reject mail from my server.

Solution:

All you have to do is make apache a trusted user on your server.

Edit this file:

Quote:
/etc/mail/trusted-users
add apache to the list.

I'm using Postfix but this fix should work for Sendmail, too.
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Just to thank wpwood3 for his help...

really simply and efectively...
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Solution:

All you have to do is make apache a trusted user on your server.
Well, just a question on this....I use postfix on debian etch with courier and do not have the folder mail or the file trusted-users...am I missing something or does this fix belong to another config?
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