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Old 16th September 2008, 03:03
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Default Problem with postfix allowing remote users ability to send

Hello,

I have an interesting issue where remotely, I cannot use the SMTP server period.

Locally, if I ssh in that is, I can use it fine, but with a remote connection (telnet or Thunderbird), I cannot even see the server as present.

What aside from the obvious issues (firewall, selinux), could be causing me my woes?

Thanks much!
Andrew.
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You must tell your router to forward port 25 to the SMTP server.

Also, make sure that your ISP doesn't block port 25.
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The router has a 1:1 mapping -- all ports are forwarded, this isnt a pick and choose.

Also this is a commercial acct, so all ports are open.

Yeah, I was curious if I was missing anything here.
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