postfix / windows live mail problems (possibly OT)

Jerry freebsd.user at
Wed Mar 16 22:16:02 UTC 2011

On Wed, 16 Mar 2011 17:48:36 -0400
Mark Moellering <mark at> articulated:

> My apologies, I could not find the postfix mailing list initially.
> (it has been a "Deal with Microsoft software" day...)
> I have now found the proper list,
> Thank You

Before posting to the Postfix list, follow the directions on the
Postfix debug page: <>. In
addition, lose the "Top Posting" technique. I can assure you it will
not be appreciated there.


Reporting problems to postfix-users at

The people who participate on postfix-users at are very
helpful, especially if YOU provide them with sufficient information.
Remember, these volunteers are willing to help, but their time is

When reporting a problem, be sure to include the following information.

A summary of the problem. Please do not just send some logging without
explanation of what YOU believe is wrong.

Complete error messages. Please use cut-and-paste, or use attachments,
instead of reciting information from memory.

Output from "postconf -n". Please do not send your file, or
500+ lines of postconf output.

Better, provide output from the postfinger tool. This can be found at

If the problem is SASL related, consider including the output from the
saslfinger tool. This can be found at

I use Windows Live Mail via Postfix all the time. I know it works quite well. You
probably do not have SASL or some other simple thing configured
incorrectly. This is not a Windows Live Mail problem.

Jerry ✌
FreeBSD.user at

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