Virtual domains and SMTP error 553

Discussion in 'HOWTO-Related Questions' started by SlightlyMighty, Oct 5, 2007.

  1. SlightlyMighty

    SlightlyMighty New Member

    Hello! I've followed the debian postfix/virtual email hosting tutorial & keep getting these "no good user" SMTP errors whenever I try to send emails to my virtual domains from any non-local hosts.

    I'm imagining that this is an rDNS entry issue, but is there a way to solve this without having a unique IP for every domain I want to provide email for?
     
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    Are you sure that the MX records for your domains point to the correct server? You can check with
    Code:
    dig mx yourdomain.com
     
  3. SlightlyMighty

    SlightlyMighty New Member

    Let's see... The server's name is robothq.org, all of whose email addresses are working. But I'd like the virtual domains I'm hosting to work as well. Here's the digs:

    All pretty normal looking, eh?
     
  4. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    An MX record must point to an A record, not to an IP address.
     

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