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[Discuss] Mail screwed the pooch

Morning update:
I found another mail program for my phone that works.  I'm hoping I can 
get the default app to work eventually though.  I also got my wife's 
iPhone working.  Incoming mail is still going to my home server, which 
is fine for now, and outgoing is relaying through the linode box.

Current problem is that when I send mail from FOO at to 
BAR at, the Linode box stores it locally instead of 
forwarding it to  For some reason the linode server 
thinks it's collecting mail for too.
- is not mentioned anywhere in the postfix or dovecot 
config files
- I removed it as a virtual_domain in MySQL and restarted everything

This is something that can be solved when I get back though.

On 04/03/2016 12:54 AM, David Kramer wrote:
> Yessssssssssssss!
> OK this is a temporary solution but at least I can send now.  I have 
> my laptop sending and my tablet, but for some reason I can't get my 
> phone sending.  It's not even hitting the server.  I even tried using 
> IP address instead of host.  AT&T must be interfering somehow.
> I'm gonna try a different mail program on my phone next.
> Thanks everyone for their advice.  I'm out of crisis mode but I still 
> need to take the next step when I get back of moving sending and 
> receiving to the linode box.
> On 04/02/2016 10:30 PM, David Kramer wrote:
>> OK in theory you will get this and I'm sending this from Tunderbird. 
>> I think this will work
>> I had to open up sntps on the firewall, and than a 
>> david at entry in virtual_users for the authentication to 
>> work.  I was able to send email to my gmail account this way!
>> On 04/02/2016 08:48 PM, Rich Pieri wrote:
>>> On 4/2/2016 8:01 PM, David Kramer wrote:
>>>> I just looked up the Google SMTP, and that's a nice option, except
>>>> for the fact that they change the From address to the Gmail address
>>>> you use for authentication, which will be confusing for the
>>>> recipient.
>>> Then let's get clever: get your Linode server working as I previously
>>> described and then configure your home MTA to use it as its smarthost.
>>> This should get your mail moving without headers being rewritten and
>>> without waiting for DNS changes to propagate. You need to add your
>>> public facing home IP address to Postfix's mynetworks list and you will
>>> need to update it manually when it changes.
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