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Re: one Postfix instance serving messages in two different directions

From: Victor Duchovni <Victor.Duchovni_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Oct 25 2010 - 18:30:23 GMT
To: postfix-users@postfix.org

On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 02:25:32PM -0400, Zhou, Yan wrote:

> Can you elaborate how different smtpd can have different transport
> settings? I won't want to create my own SMTPD process.
>
> The following won't work, because the "transport" cannot distinguish IP
> address. I tried this but does not work. I wonder if only smtp process
> can vary based on different IP.
>
> Seen in master.cf:
>
>
> 1.2.3.4:smtp inet n - n - - smtpd
>
> 1.3.5.7:smtp inet n - n - - smtpd

Within a single Postfix instance, it is NOT possible to use difference
transport tables for different smtpd(8) entries in master.cf. The
transport lookup service and queue manager are global within a Postfix
instance.

-- Viktor.