Postfix allowing connections w/o authentication

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by plataforma, Dec 23, 2009.

  1. plataforma

    plataforma New Member

    After a clean installation (Ubuntu 8.04 and Ispconfig i realized that postfix is allowing connections without authentication... is this normal? wasn't it supposed to use the same auth as pop or imap?

    ... help
  2. sjau

    sjau Local Meanie Moderator

    you have to set it up to use auth.
  3. plataforma

    plataforma New Member

    well i followed the perfect server instrutions.... from the ispconfig site....
    o thought that it was "on" by default...
    if not, could you please point me the direction....
  4. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    SMTP-AUTH is on by default. There are two scenarios where no authentication is needed: you send from a client that is listed in mynetworks in /etc/postfix/, or you send to a recipient that is on the server. Authentication is needed only if you send from a client not listed in mynetworks and to a recipient on a remote server.

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