postfix emailing issue

Merrill Oveson moveson at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 12:12:30 MST 2012


On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 12:02 PM, Lonnie Olson <lists at kittypee.com> wrote:
> 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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postconf mydestination returns blank.

postconf mydestination
mydestination =

I'm doing virtual hosting on this machine, if that makes a difference.


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