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Old 16th July 2006, 06:10
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Default help... postfix can send but can't receive

i dont even know where to start with this... first off im running Fedora Core 5, and i set up postfix according to the perfect setup tutorial on this website. following that, i installed ispconfig, and everything seemed to be working fine. i set up my own dns records for my domain (nakudev.net) on my dns server and i changed the dns thingys from the godaddy parked defaults to my dns server, but thats beside the point since it works correctly. the confusion arises when i try to send email from a remote server, like gmail, to my email server. i have a dns A record for mail.nakudev.net pointing to my ip, and an MX record for mail.nakudev.net. under the site administration I added a user for email, "nakuribon@nakudev.net". the username is web1_nakuribon. i send an email from gmail to nakuribon@nakudev.net and it doesn't arrive. even more confusing, it doesnt even show up in /var/log/maillog (where ispconfig keeps the postfix log). however, when i send mail from nakuribon@nakudev.net to my gmail account, gmail receives it almost instantly. what's going on and how do i fix it?
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Old 16th July 2006, 14:45
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Well I was able to send you an email. The only thing that's wrong that TLS transfer does not work because of CN missmatch:

Jul 16 13:44:16 valet postfix/smtp[17498]: setting up TLS connection to mail.nakudev.net
Jul 16 13:44:16 valet postfix/smtp[17498]: verify error:num=18:self signed certificate
Jul 16 13:44:16 valet postfix/smtp[17498]: Peer verification: CommonName in certificate does not match: Kevin Murphy != mail.nakudev.net
Jul 16 13:44:17 valet postfix/smtp[17498]: Peer certificate could not be verified
Jul 16 13:44:17 valet postfix/smtp[17498]: E0CFDFAA3: to=<nakuribon@nakudev.net>, relay=mail.nakudev.net[], delay=3, status=sent (250 Ok: queued as 52DBE62E951)
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Old 17th July 2006, 16:16
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Old 17th July 2006, 20:16
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thanks for the help, yes i do have postfix enabled. i figured out the problem, it was an error in the dns, no one outside my own computer could resolve nakudev.net. as for tls, thanx for the heads up, ill try to fix it.
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