qmail w/ SMTP auth using freebsd port

Vince Hoffman jhary at unsane.co.uk
Mon Apr 14 13:41:35 UTC 2008

Jeff Dickens wrote:
> I used the patches and documents from qmail.jms1.net and built my own
> qmail, and it works well.  I think a port that tracks qmail + jms1's
> current combined patch set would be well received.

For what is worth the mail/qmail-tls port says it supports smtp-auth. I
dont use qmail myself though so I havent tried it.


> BTW, I copied the maintainer of the qmail port on my earlier message,
> and it eventually bounced:
>  garga at FreeBSD.org
>    SMTP error from remote mail server after RCPT TO:<garga at FreeBSD.org>:
>    host mx1.freebsd.org []: 450 4.7.1 <garga at FreeBSD.org>:
>    Recipient address rejected: Service is unavailable:
>    retry timeout exceeded
> Michael P. Soulier wrote:
>> On 10/04/08 Jeff Dickens said:
>>> Is there a document on how to set up SMTP auth using the FreeBSD
>>> qmail port?
>> I didn't think qmail supported anything as modern as smtp auth. Most
>> likely
>> the expectation would be to proxy qmail through a tool that performs
>> it for
>> you.
>> Mike
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