> I am trying to set up auth for postfix so I can send mail to addresses
> on the internet through my server. Here is the output from EHLO:
> $ nc example.com 25
> 220 example.com ESMTP Postfix
> ehlo example.com
> 250-SIZE 10240000
> 250 DSN
> So postfix is running fine and listening, but just missing the AUTH
> parts. Here are my postfix and dovecot infos, respectively.
> Postfix config:
> $ sudo postconf -n
> smtpd_tls_auth_only = yes
You've told postfix to only offer AUTH after you connect with TLS,
either STARTTLS or via smtps. For testing, either turn this setting
off or use
openssl s_client -connect example.com:25 -starttls smtp
There may or may not be other issues noted in your logs.
On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 2:38 PM, Noel Jones <[hidden email]> wrote:
> You've told postfix to only offer AUTH after you connect with TLS,
> either STARTTLS or via smtps. For testing, either turn this setting
> off or use
> openssl s_client -connect example.com:25 -starttls smtp
> There may or may not be other issues noted in your logs.
Thanks, that was the problem! After connecting with openssl, the AUTH is there:
This one, no. It has little of relevance to a Dovecot user except the
Dovecot wiki link at the end. I would encourage a Debian wiki user to
change that page such that at the TOP it says it is not relevant for
Dovecot users. We often see Debian people who have been misguided by
Also, the Dovecot wiki link is only for Dovecot 1.x, not the best
source of information for the 2.x releases.
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