Thanks for the inf I have it setup right now. I have one last problem. When I do authenticate through smtp auth, it can't find the user. Here is the log entry:
Feb 13 02:14:59 cssimsp0 vpopmail: [ID 997931 mail.notice] vchkpw-smtp: vpopmail user not found [EMAIL PROTECTED]:10.31.4.134
I know this user exists. I can login with this user in courier-imap. Do you know of any reasons why it can't find that user?
From: Tom Collins [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Friday, February 13, 2004 8:57 AM
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: Re: [vchkpw] Smtp Auth with VPopmail
On Feb 12, 2004, at 3:45 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> One question. Does smtp auth force users to authenticate when using
> smtp or does it just provide the option to authenticate? I am able to
> send email through smtp without authenticating. If I try to
> authenticate through smtp, it will do that also. It isn't forcing
> authentication. Any ideas?
On a properly configured system, a connection that provides SMTP AUTH
information can send email to any address.
Connections that don't provide SMTP AUTH can only send to domains
hosted locally on that server.
*** If you are able to send mail to a domain like hotmail.com or
yahoo.com without authenticating (and not from localhost or any other
IP you've set up to allow relaying in /home/vpopmail/etc/tcp.smtp),
then you messed something up.
Check the qmail-smtpd/run file to make sure you're passing the proper
parameters to qmail-smtpd. Older patches required a hostname between
qmail-smtpd and the path to vchkpw. If you're using the "current"
patch (contrib/qmail-smtpd-auth-0.4.2.tar.gz, from
http://www.fehcom.de/qmail/smtpauth.html) then you shouldn't have the
One way to tell if you've set up qmail-smtpd/run correctly is to try
authenticating with a random username and password. If they work, then
qmail-smtpd isn't calling vchkpw to authenticate.
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