On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 09:29:56AM +1100, Cameron Simpson wrote:
> On 13Oct2013 21:56, miro <miro.ro...@croatiafidelis.hr> wrote:
> >  (****) while I spent weeks on postfix, and I do have some understanding 
> > now of it: it is a great program!, I wasn't able to configure it for just 
> > smtp (no smtpd, I don't need that at this time), because some things are 
> > really hidden in very ample documentation and not easy to phathom... so 
> > much so that I went on a rampage of learning stunnel and particular 
> > configuration of /etc/default/saslauthd-root_postfix that needed to talk to 
> > /var/spool/postfix/var/run/saslauthd/mux socket or what not... and still 
> > didn't get things to work... And on the other hand I got this sSMTP program 
> > to work in a matter of hours...
> Just to address postfix:
> I run a local postfix, with the critical configuration line:
>   relayhost =
> which points at an ssh tunnel, which connects to my preferred SMTP
> server (ssh to home server, port forward to its mail system).
> This is my solution for a mobile host (my laptop): it delivers via the ssh
> tunnel to my home server which as a static relayhost to my home ISP.
> The nice thing about a local postfix is that the mail queue of
> unsent email (i.e. I am offline when composing it) is readily visible
> with the mailq command, and mutt doesn't need to care about
> online/offline; it just delivers locally via sendmail.
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Cameron Simpson <c...@zip.com.au>
> Squidliness is next to DoDliness.       - Ancient Tibetan Proverb

Good for you!

I know. And actually I was close to succeeding with postfix... (found an old 
message with a reply from server telling why it didn't send the message... but 
it got the message)...
But for now, I can't bother. I'm killed by so much work to get even this far...


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