Postfix sends email one way and recieves in another

Posted on 2010-01-07
Last Modified: 2013-11-30
I send out email using the correct email address as follow... . However, I can only recieve email as  I want to be able to send and recieve emails with the same naming space. Example... send out as and recieve as I have attached the file to this request and thank you in advance for any help you can provide.
Question by:heyessteady
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    Expert Comment

    What happens if you try to receive mail at Can't you log in or are the mails to such an address bounced? If so, what does the bounde message say? Are the MX entries for correct?

    Author Comment

    Hi Nuke... the MX entries is  . I can authenticate on my internal network using outlook 2003 and send email via outlook to my hotmail account. However, when i reply to i dont recieve email. I only recieve email when I use the full fqdn name Did you review the file attached to this post? Thanks for your repsonse.
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    Expert Comment

    I can't see anything bviously wrong in the Are the virtual/alias/relay maps filled out correctly? What happens in /var/log/ when you send a mail from hotmail to

    Author Comment

    Nuke what is my virtual relay maps suppose to say?
    tail /var/log/mail gave me the following when I use mutt to send out email.

    Jan  7 16:54:26 mantis postfix/smtpd[24658]: lost connection after RCPT from unknown[]
    Jan  7 16:54:26 mantis postfix/smtpd[24658]: disconnect from unknown[]
    Jan  7 16:55:39 mantis postfix/smtpd[24658]: connect from[]
    Jan  7 16:55:40 mantis postfix/smtpd[24658]: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from[]: 554 5.7.1 <>: Relay access denied; from=<> to=<> proto=ESMTP helo=<>
    Jan  7 16:55:40 mantis postfix/smtpd[24658]: disconnect from[]
    Jan  7 16:58:35 mantis postfix/pickup[24278]: 1C1C715EC: uid=0 from=<root>
    Jan  7 16:58:35 mantis postfix/cleanup[24731]: 1C1C715EC: message-id=<>
    Jan  7 16:58:35 mantis postfix/qmgr[2428]: 1C1C715EC: from=<>, size=435, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
    Jan  7 16:58:36 mantis postfix/smtp[24734]: 1C1C715EC: to=<>,[]:25, delay=1.1, delays=0.13/0.02/0.71/0.19, dsn=2.0.0, status=sent (250  <> Queued mail for delivery)
    Jan  7 16:58:36 mantis postfix/qmgr[2428]: 1C1C715EC: removed

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    Virtual Relay output using postconf
    Virtual Relay
    virtual_alias_domains = hash:/etc/postfix/virtual
    virtual_alias_expansion_limit = 1000
    virtual_alias_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/virtual
    virtual_alias_recursion_limit = 1000
    virtual_destination_concurrency_failed_cohort_limit = $default_destination_concurrency_failed_cohort_limit
    virtual_destination_concurrency_limit = $default_destination_concurrency_limit
    virtual_destination_concurrency_negative_feedback = $default_destination_concurrency_negative_feedback
    virtual_destination_concurrency_positive_feedback = $default_destination_concurrency_positive_feedback
    virtual_destination_rate_delay = $default_destination_rate_delay
    virtual_destination_recipient_limit = $default_destination_recipient_limit
    virtual_gid_maps =
    virtual_initial_destination_concurrency = $initial_destination_concurrency
    virtual_mailbox_base =
    virtual_mailbox_domains = $virtual_mailbox_maps
    virtual_mailbox_limit = 51200000
    virtual_mailbox_limit_inbox = no
    virtual_mailbox_limit_maps =
    virtual_mailbox_limit_override = no
    virtual_mailbox_lock = fcntl, dotlock
    virtual_mailbox_maps =
    virtual_maildir_extended = no
    virtual_maildir_filter = no
    virtual_maildir_filter_maps =
    virtual_maildir_limit_message = Sorry, the user's maildir has overdrawn his diskspace quota, please try again later.
    virtual_maildir_limit_message_maps =
    virtual_maildir_suffix =
    virtual_minimum_uid = 100
    virtual_overquota_bounce = no
    virtual_transport = virtual
    virtual_trash_count = no
    virtual_trash_name = .Trash
    virtual_uid_maps =
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    Assisted Solution

    Somewhere you have to have the definition of all the valid mail accounts and how they are mapped to the different domains (you have two domains, so you need virtual mailmboxes).

    The first lines from the mail.log suggest that you are trying to send an email from by using the server as smtp (and without authenticating). Make sure you use the vevon smtp when sending from the vevon address.

    Accepted Solution

    Nuke I basically want to send and receive with test@xxx.con ... are my configurations correct? I am still sending and receiving

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