postfix emailing issue

Merrill Oveson moveson at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 11:46:31 MST 2012


On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 10:23 AM, Lonnie Olson <lists at kittypee.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 9:35 AM, Merrill Oveson <moveson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Plug:
>>
>> running postfix - everything works.
>>
>> Now I took a domain call it s.com and signed up for google apps.  I
>> also changed the DNS MX records to point to google's mail servers.
>> When I send an email to someone at s.com.  someone gets the email via
>> google's email.  so far so good.
>>
>> Now on my local postfix, I set up automatic forwarding, so that
>> anything delivered to x.com should go to someone at s.com.
>> This is where is doesn't work.
>>
>> It's like the email doesn't "see" the mx records for x.com to go to
>> s.com, but insteads lands at the local postfix machine and stays
>> there.
>>
>> suggestions?
>
> If postfix considers x.com a local domain, it doesn't matter what the
> MX records of it are.  It will deliver locally.
> Postfix uses the "mydestination" parameter to determine what exactly
> is local.  running "postconf mydestination" will show you the config
> option as it understands.
>
> Posting your mail logs for a test email will also be very useful in
> identifying the problem.
>
> --lonnie
>
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"If postfix considers x.com a local domain, it doesn't matter what the
MX records of it are.  It will deliver locally."

Is there a setting where I can say, "use the MX records"?


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