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Re: outer mail sender question

From: Jeroen Geilman <jeroen_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 20 2010 - 00:41:31 GMT
To: postfix-users@postfix.org

On 10/20/2010 02:38 AM, Wietse Venema wrote:
> ren yufei:
>
>> Thank you. It works.
>>
>> But I got the new error message :
>>
>> connect to alt4.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com[74.125.95.27]:25: Connection refused.
>>
>> I also tried yahoo.com and get the same error.
>>
> Many ISPs block direct mail to port 25 for security reasons. If
> that is the case for you, then you will have to send your mail to
> a relayhost.
>
> See, for example:
>
> http://www.postfix.org/SOHO_README.html#client_sasl_enable
>
> And perhaps:
>
> http://www.postfix.org/SOHO_README.html#client_sasl_sender
>
> Wietse
>

Also don't forget that Google actively cooperates with the Great Firewall.

-- J.