postfix emailing issue

Lonnie Olson lists at kittypee.com
Tue Feb 7 12:02:32 MST 2012


On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 11:46 AM, Merrill Oveson <moveson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 10:23 AM, Lonnie Olson <lists at kittypee.com> wrote:
>> 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
>>
>
> "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"?

Of course.  Just don't include x.com in mydestination.  Then Postfix
won't consider it local, then it will look up the proper route for the
domain (MX records).


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