configuring postfix

didbaba didbaba at free.fr
Fri Nov 24 11:18:00 PST 2000


Le Fri, Nov 24, 2000 at 01:19:44PM +0000 approximativement, richard at reika.demon.co.uk écrivait un message de 1,7K :
> Misquoted from didbaba on Thu, Nov 23, 2000 at 07:18:27PM +0100:
> > 
> > I use postfix for a while now, but it is not very well configured. Here is my problem :
> > Sorry if I ask some stupid question but I learn...
> > 
> > 
> > First the situation :
> > I've got one computer, a modem and a dial up connection. The hostname of my computer is takeda.
> > I choose a domain name honjin.fr
> > ( historic : a honjin is like an hotel for the samurai warlords in the sengoku jidai, and takeda shingen is a famous warlord ) 
> > I haven't got any IP address because it's my provider (free.fr) who give me an IP, and it is different each time I connect to internet.
> > 
> > Secondly the problem :
> > When i write a mail, nobody can answer to my mail because the address is wrong :
> > my address is didbaba at free.fr
> > and on the mail there is "from didbaba at free.fr"               myorigin = free.fr in postfix/main.cf
> > but I do not find how to have "from : didbaba at free.fr", now I only have got "from : didbaba at .honjin.fr"  
> > 
> > If I change my domain to free.fr, I've got "from : didbaba at free.fr" but I can't write to my friend at the address someone at free.fr
> > 
> > Third the solution :
> > Is the solution in IP_masquerading ? (maybe a stupid question)
> > 
> I looked for a similar prblem in qmail. I had qmail correctly
> configured to use my real e-mail address in the from line
> for out-going mail, but accept mail for both my real address
> and my local network address.
> 
> After wasting hours searching the qmail documentation, I found
> mutt was putting the wrong from line in the e-mail.
> 
> Try adding this to ~/muttrc: set from="didbaba at free.fr"
> 
> Richard
> 
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Thank you, for a week a go trought all the documentation, and you give me the solution, in one night. 


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