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Re: [suse-security] Opening SMTP for Postfix



I fixed it! I found in the main.cf file that there are two places with the inet_interfaces = specification. I don't know if yast2 put them there when I ran it for mail, or if this is standard. I sure hope not since this could be very confusing!!!

Eric

Boris B. Zhmurov wrote:

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Eric Kahklen wrote:

| I just installed SuSE 9.0 with Postfix and am trying to test
| connectivity by telneting to port 25 and get a connection refused.
|  Scanning the box with NMAP shows port 25 closed.  If I telnet to
| localhost on port 25 from the box I connect with the mail system
| prompt.  I tried running the firewall tool in yast2 to allow SMTP
| but still no luck.  Does anyone know where to check to see where I
| can open this port?
|
|
| Thanks,
|
| Eric
|

In /etc/postfix/main.cf:
inet_interfaces = all

and then:
/usr/sbin/postfix reload

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Boris B. Zhmurov
DialogueScience, Inc. Technical department.
40 Vavilova St., Moscow, 119991, Russia
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