Peter Ulrich Kruppa
ulrich at pukruppa.net
Mon Jan 4 13:32:09 UTC 2010
Am Montag, den 04.01.2010, 08:21 -0500 schrieb Jerry:
> On Mon, 04 Jan 2010 13:51:36 +0100
> Peter Ulrich Kruppa <ulrich at pukruppa.net> replied:
> >I am running my own small mail-server, i.e. I use my desktop pc for
> >sending and receiving my private mails.
> >That worked quite nicely the last years. From time to time I tested
> >mail-server via abuse.net's mail-relay tester. - Never got any
> >Now suddenly I receive one:
> > This is a test of third-party mail relay, generated via the
> > Network Abuse Clearinghouse at http://www.abuse.net.
> > Target host = 220.127.116.11 pukruppa.net
> > Test performed by <ulrich at pukruppa.net> from
> > A well-configured mail server should NOT relay third-party
> > email.
> > Otherwise, the server is subject to abuse by vandals and
> > spammers,
> > and probable blacklisting by recipients of the unwanted
> > third-party
> > e-mail.
> >Of course I had some fun trying to read sendmail's documentation. But
> >guess I need some help with this.
> >I am running FreeBSD -STABLE 8.0 amd64 .
> >I don't think I ever played around with sendmail's configuration. I
> >just use it as came out of the box.
> >Any ideas?
> I just tried and received a "Relaying denied" response.
> By the way, I noticed that you apparently do not employ SMTP
> Authentication or offer STARTTLS on either port 25 or 587. You might
> want to consider employing them. Then again, you could just install
> Postfix. It is far easier to configure.
What exactly did you try, Jerry?
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