Mail server problem

Discussion in 'Server Operation' started by pron, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. pron

    pron New Member


    I have installed a mail server using this tuturial. The problem I'm having is that I can't send mail via client(outlook, thunterdbird).
    I have installed roundcube instead of squrelMail.

    My setup is the folowing:

    The thing is, that I can send and recive e-mails from roundcube to an gmail, yahoo etc account. The problem is when I send a mail from a client(outlook, thunterdbird).

    -When I'm adding the account to outlook I have to put the local ip adress (mail server of the server into the incoming & outgoing SMTP server. It cannot find the incoming and outgoing mail server(
    -I have put the MX record at my isp to point to my ip. If I do na "nslookup" or "dig mx" it returnes the correct ip(exp.
    -On my firewall I have forwarded port 25 to my internal ip (mail server -Localy I can telnet to over port 25.

    Do I need a record on my local DNS server for pointing to

    I am very grateful for any help
  2. abcinc

    abcinc New Member

    what error is in your /var/log/mail.log when you get the client error?
    Please post that log and postfix
  3. Quaxth

    Quaxth Member

    You need also forward Port 25 from your Modem/Router to your internal server (

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