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Re: postfix not delivering all by itself (revised question)

From: Jay G. Scott <gl_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Oct 22 2010 - 22:26:53 GMT
To: Postfix users <postfix-users@postfix.org>

On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 06:02:23PM -0400, Wietse Venema wrote:
> Jay G. Scott:
> >
> > a while back i posted to the effect that i couldn't get postfix to deliver
> > mail all by itself.
> >
> > it was pointed out that because i had two versions of postfix installed
> > that i was doing a bad thing. you're right. i've fixed that.
> > i have ONE version of postfix installed. i compiled 2.7.1 from source.
> > the OS is redhat enterprise. the MTA is properly set up in
> > /etc/alternatives.
> >
> > mail is getting delivered from my test machine (j6).
> >
> > the MX records from inside the firewall will list ns5 as the lowest
> > cost MTA.
> >
> > the problem:
> > i contend that (and i'm wrong, but don't know why) j6 should relay
> > this mail directly to vme.arlut.utexas.edu. instead, ns5 is
> > getting involved. what am i doing wrong?
> > -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > here's the headers from a test email:
> > >From root@arlut.utexas.edu Fri Oct 22 16:22:47 2010
> > Return-Path: <root@arlut.utexas.edu>
> > X-Original-To: gl@vme.arlut.utexas.edu
> > Delivered-To: gl@vme.arlut.utexas.edu
> > Received: from ns5.arlut.utexas.edu (nis1.arlut.utexas.edu [10.4.1.6])
> > by fs1.arlut.utexas.edu (Postfix) with ESMTP id 80D96417B5
> > for <gl@vme.arlut.utexas.edu>; Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:22:47 -0500 (CDT)
> > Received: from j6.arlut.utexas.edu (j6.arlut.utexas.edu [10.3.16.13])
> > by ns5.arlut.utexas.edu (8.13.8/8.13.8) with ESMTP id o9MLMlCq032303
> > for <gl@arlut.utexas.edu>; Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:22:47 -0500
> > Received: from j6.arlut.utexas.edu (localhost.arlut.utexas.edu [127.0.0.1])
> > by localhost (Postfix) with SMTP id 1427913A301
> > for <gl@arlut.utexas.edu>; Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:22:47 -0500 (CDT)
> > Received: by j6.arlut.utexas.edu (Postfix, from userid 0)
> > id E1C7A138E28; Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:22:46 -0500 (CDT)
> > To: gl@arlut.utexas.edu
> > Subject: test 10
> >
> > (trimmed for bandwidth.)
> >
> > -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > main.cf, trimmed for bandwidth.
>
> Please send COMPLETE output from the command "postconf -n"
> and please indicate for which machine that information is.
>
> Wietse

this is for the test machine j6.

thanks in advance. i do appreciate everyone's efforts.

alias_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/pfmalias
command_directory = /usr/sbin
config_directory = /etc/postfix
content_filter = pmx:127.0.0.1:10025
daemon_directory = /usr/libexec/postfix
data_directory = /var/lib/postfix
debug_peer_level = 2
html_directory = /opt/depot/postfix-2.7.1/html
inet_interfaces = all
local_recipient_maps =
local_transport = error:local mail delivery is disabled
mail_owner = postfix
mailbox_size_limit = 0
mailq_path = /usr/bin/mailq.postfix
manpage_directory = /usr/local/man
masquerade_domains = $mydomain
masquerade_exceptions = adm amanda apache avahi beaglidx bin daemon dbus distcache dovecot ejabberd exim flexlm ftp games gdm gopher haldaemon halt hsqldb listen lp mail mailman mailnull mysql nagios named netdump news nfsnobody noaccess nobody nobody4 nscd ntp nuucp nx operator otrs pcap pegasus postfix postgres pvm root rpc rpcuser rpm sabayon shutdown smmsp smtp squid sshd sweep sync sync sys tomcat utwww uucp vcsa webalizer xfs zope
message_size_limit = 0
mydestination =
mydomain = arlut.utexas.edu
myhostname = j6.arlut.utexas.edu
mynetworks = 127.0.0.0/8, 10.0.0.0/8
myorigin = $mydomain
newaliases_path = /usr/bin/newaliases.postfix
queue_directory = /var/spool/postfix
readme_directory = /opt/depot/postfix-2.7.1/README
recipient_delimiter = +
relay_domains = [ws.arlut.utexas.edu] [sisl-list.arlut.utexas.edu] [spd.arlut.utexas.edu] [lists.arlut.utexas.edu] [seaturtle.arlut.utexas.edu] [arlex.arlut.utexas.edu] [arlmail.arlut.utexas.edu] [tools.arlut.utexas.edu] [vme.arlut.utexas.edu]
relay_recipient_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/pfknown_users
relayhost = ns4.arlut.utexas.edu
sample_directory = /etc/postfix
sendmail_path = /usr/sbin/sendmail.postfix
setgid_group = postdrop
smtp_generic_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/pfgenerics
transport_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/pftransport
unknown_local_recipient_reject_code = 550

-- Jay Scott 512-835-3553 gl@arlut.utexas.edu Head of Sun Support, Sr. System Administrator Applied Research Labs, Computer Science Div. S224 University of Texas at Austin