On Sat, 2005-04-16 at 08:46 -0400, Tom Collins wrote:
> On Apr 15, 2005, at 8:28 PM, Jeff Schmidt wrote:
> > I'm leaning toward a qmail issue vs. a vpopmail issue, but I admit I
> > don't know how much vpopmail is involved w/ the smtpd process.
> > this is the relevant process running on the server:
> > /usr/bin/tcpserver -p -v -R -x /etc/tcp.smtp.cdb -c 40 -u 201 -g 200
> > 0.0.0.0 smtp /var/qmail/bin/qmail-smtpd
> > mail.dubuquepeterbilt.com /var/vpopmail/bin/vchkpw /bin/true
> It sounds like you've got two possible things going on.
> First, trusted hosts can't relay mail. This is entirely qmail
> referencing /etc/tcp.smtp.cdb and does not involve vpopmail.
yeah, that's what I thought.
> What has changed between the time relaying worked and it didn't work?
> Did you patch qmail-smtpd in any way?
I wish I knew. I'm not the only one w/ root...
I'm not even sure *when* it broke. it's not heavily used.
> Can tcpserver read /etc/tcp.smtp.cdb when running as user 201 and group
I assume so - perms on /etc/tcp.smtp.cdb are 644.
I am able to run this without any errors on the command line:
tcpserver -c 5 -x /etc/tcp.smtp.cdb -g 200 -u 201 localhost
> The second possible problem is that you can't authenticate. If you try
> a manual session with qmail-smtpd and use AUTH LOGIN or AUTH PLAIN
> (http://fehcom.de/qmail/qmail.html has info on the command formats,
> you'll need a base64 encoder to generate the strings).
> If SMTP AUTH doesn't work either, you should try checking
> /var/log/maillog to see if vchkpw is indicating an invalid login.
I don't think smtp-auth ever worked. I don't recall seeing any reference
of an smtp-auth patch in the stable ebuild (qmail-1.03-r13), and I'm
pretty sure (roaming users) is disabled in the vpopmail (5.4.6-r1)
ebuild, as well. there are no references to vchkpw in
> If both relay and auth are failing, then maybe something has happened
> to your qmail-smtpd such that it's ignoring the RELAYCLIENT environment
that's what I was thinking, but don't know how to verify it. the
time/date on the qmail-smtpd binary is from the original install,
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