Date: Mon, 26 May 2003 11:26:12 +0100 From: Daniel Leite <dleite+popa3d@....pt> To: popa3d-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: popa3d with Postfix On Sat, 24 May 2003 15:03:48 +0300 Emil Ungurean <kawa@...link.ro> wrote: > nothing happens, I mean yahoo's mailserver doesn't seem to connect to my > mailserver at all (looking at syslog). Is this a pop3 thing or I should look > elsewhere? When I try to get my mailt trough kmail via pop3 it sais "no new you need to learn a bit more about how email works before putting a mail server in the net here is a "weak" definition for this both protocols: pop3 is a server->user mail transfer protocol smtp is a server->server mail transfer protocol its not totally true, but its close enough 8) so if you cant get email in the server by smtp, pop3 cant do anything about try to read some documentation about SMTP, how its linked to DNS, what are openrelays and how to avoid then most MTA howtos explain a little about how the SMTP works (by the way, MTA is Mail Transfer Agent, sendmail, postfix, qmail and all others SMTP servers) its important that you learn a little about SMTP because its a important service that not only afects you if its badly configured but also others (specially if you setup a openrelay = open door for Spam to the world) have fun 8) higuita
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