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Re: Seeking clarification on XCLIENT and XFORWARD

From: Wietse Venema <wietse_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 07 2010 - 12:24:18 GMT
To: Patrick Ben Koetter <p@state-of-mind.de>

Patrick Ben Koetter:
> I understand a server announcing XFORWARD is ready to accept session META data
> acquired from another client, but I don't understand where XCLIENT fits in.

XFORWARD is for LOGGING - it does not change POSTFIX access policy.

XCLIENT is for IMPERSONATION - it does change POSTFIX access policy.

What other systems do with this information is beyond my control.

        Wietse