[PLUG] Good smtp setup

Rajagopal Swaminathan raju.rajsand at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 15:44:57 PDT 2011


Greetings,


On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 11:25 AM, Shyamgopal Kundapurkar
<kundapurkar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Mayuresh,
>
> I dont know if this helps:
>
> I worked on Zimbra 7 on RHEL for last 15 days.
> Zimbra uses Postfix as an MTA. (You may need to additionally install/config
> DNS server for a DNS domain in question.)
> Zimbra gives you simple(r) command line interface to its Postfix MTA
> configuration to allow mail relay.
> I strongly suggest you dont allow unauthenticated relay on MTA unless MTA is
> inside a firewall. Otherwise your MTA will get blacklisted in no time.
> If MTA is inside firewall, allow unauthenticated relays on it, and allow
> connections to port 25 ONLY from local IP addresses ( like 192.168.1.0/24etc).
>
> cheers,
> shyam ....
>
>

Also consider installing ClamAV and SpamAssasin in the MTA box.

-- 
Regards,

Rajagopal



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