Need email server aid
Chan Chung Hang Christopher
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Thu Apr 22 13:28:34 UTC 2010
Chuck Kuecker wrote:
> Christopher Chan wrote:
>> On Thursday, April 22, 2010 08:45 AM, Hal Burgiss wrote:
>>> On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 8:34 PM, Christopher Chan
>>> <christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk> wrote:
>>>> That's not a unknown sender domain problem, that's postfix doing the
>>>> right thing. I suspect the OP forgot to enable authentication on his
>>>> mail client.
>>> But why would he want to do that with an embedded system on a LAN?
>>> Simpler just to use ip based authentication.
>> Embedded systems do support setting up smtp authentication. His system's
>> ip was not exactly internal you know...
> My device better be internal now! If somehow my 192.168.0.x net is
> available to the world, I need to know about it!
> device at ckent.org is an arbitrary email address I gave the gadget to let
> me know where an email is coming from. there's no DNS resolution for
Whether device.ckent.org is a resolvable is not a problem for postfix
with the way you have configured it. ckent.org not resolving would be
another matter but since postfix did not reject you based on your
domain, I'd say you had no problem given that that is the first check in
> As long as the gadget can contact an arbitrary email server to send and
> receive, ultimately, I'm doing OK. If this requires more than the really
> simple code I am playing with, I have no problem adding a package to
> handle that - I just want to get the smallest package possible.
Hey, you could get a smtp session started...I don't see why you need to
add a package at the moment until we figure out just what your problem
is, if your box is internal as you say.
More information about the ubuntu-users