[ale] Anyone have experience hosting email for multiple domains?
Richard at Bronosky.com
Wed Sep 16 03:31:36 EDT 2009
I can't get smtp authentication to hit the DB. I get failures to auth,
but mysql never logs any queries. (the first entry verifies that I
have the general query log enabled:
tail -f /var/log/messages /var/log/maillog /var/log/mysqld.log
==> /var/log/mysqld.log <==
2 Query select version()
==> /var/log/maillog <==
Sep 16 07:26:33 primary postfix/smtpd: connect from
Sep 16 07:26:33 primary postfix/smtpd: setting up TLS
connection from mail-iw0-f198.google.com[22.214.171.124]
Sep 16 07:26:33 primary postfix/smtpd: TLS connection
established from mail-iw0-f198.google.com[126.96.36.199]: TLSv1 with
cipher RC4-MD5 (128/128 bits)
==> /var/log/messages <==
Sep 16 07:26:35 primary saslauthd: do_auth : auth
failure: [user=emailsender] [service=smtp] [realm=bronosky.com]
[mech=pam] [reason=PAM auth error]
==> /var/log/maillog <==
Sep 16 07:26:35 primary postfix/smtpd: warning: SASL
authentication failure: Password verification failed
Sep 16 07:26:35 primary postfix/smtpd: warning:
mail-iw0-f198.google.com[188.8.131.52]: SASL PLAIN authentication
failed: authentication failure
Sep 16 07:26:35 primary postfix/smtpd: disconnect from
.!# RichardBronosky #!.
On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 2:58 PM, Brandon Checketts
<brandon at brandonchecketts.com> wrote:
> Great. Glad it helped.
> Brandon Checketts
> Richard Bronosky wrote:
>> Brandon, that knocked it out of the park. I've just skimmed it so far,
>> but you have the best documentation I've seen. I'm so glad I asked.
>> You just blew my mind... Like a Boss!
>> On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 11:16 AM, Brandon
>> Checketts<brandon at brandonchecketts.com> wrote:
>>> I run a mail hosting service using Postfix and Dovecot and have a howto
>>> set up at http://www.brandonchecketts.com/centos-mail-toaster.php that
>>> details the basic configuration. I use that about once a month when
>>> setting it up for somebody else and make small changes as new package
>>> versions are released, so it should be pretty accurate and I know it
>>> works on CentOS 5.3. Account credentials are stored in a MySQL backend
>>> and it uses PostfixAdmin to manage the database of users. I run several
>>> hundred mailboxes off of it, and it works out great.
>>> Brandon Checketts
>>> Richard Bronosky wrote:
>>>> I'd like to avoid reliving your horror stories. I'm a big fan of
>>>> "learn from the mistakes of other, don't make them yourself." So far I
>>>> have installed postfix and dovecot on a CentOS 5.3 slicehost slice.
>>>> Here are my needs (which I will compromise on if I must):
>>>> 1. Forward email for at least 8 domains to other services (mostly Gmail).
>>>> 2. Act as a secure sendmail server so that Gmail will send _from_ my
>>>> domain, not _on behalf of_ my domain.
>>>> 3. Act as 'final destination' for at least 1 domain.
>>>> 4. Server IMAP for final destination domain[s].
>>>> So, any advice, good reads, etc.? I have worked through
>>>> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/postfix and am going through
>>>> http://www.postfix.org/VIRTUAL_README.html I haven't started with
>>>> http://wiki.dovecot.org/VirtualUsers so I don't know if I need that
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