postfix smtp authentication

Discussion in 'Server Operation' started by dimas, Jul 20, 2006.

  1. dimas

    dimas Member

    I have suse 10.1 and ispconfig installed according to the 'perfect setup'. Everything works fine - I just have one question about postfix.

    What is necessary to be done in order to have postfix authenticate a user before SENDING an e-mail? At the moment user name / password are checked only when receiving e-mail - but I also need to check them while sending an e-mail.

    I've browsed through the forum, but I couldn't find the answer...
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

  3. dimas

    dimas Member

    It is true, I did everything according to the 'perfect setup'.

    But still, when I set up an account in a e-mail client (for example, outlook express), e-mails are easily sent even when 'the smtp server requires authentication' option is unchecked...
  4. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

  5. dimas

    dimas Member

    Thank you, finally it works just as I want.

    All it took was to change mynetworks_style from 'subnet' to 'host'

    'subnet' wasn't good enough for me because there are hundreds of others users with 192.168.x.x ips...

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