Hi - thanks for the response..
I found out what was causing it.... the SMTP was set to 'localhost' which
worked fine for internal addresses but it required the full domain address
of the smtp server to work.
All sorted now... Many Thanks,
Peter J. Russell
> From: Odhiambo Washington <wash@...>
> Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2003 08:21:00 +0300
> To: "Peter J. Russell" <p.russell@...>
> Cc: squirrelmail-stable@...
> Subject: Re: [SM-STABLE] SMTP Relay
> * Peter J. Russell <p.russell@...> [20030307 02:24]: wrote:
>> Hi there..
>> I have just setup SquirrelMail on an OSX 10.1.4 Server and it is running
>> well - at first glance.
>> Unfortunately I am having problems sending to any domain outside of the
>> localhost domain setup for the onsite staff.
>> When I send a message to any address on the local domain - it works without
>> a hitch.. as soon as I try sending to something outside the domain (eg.
>> hotmail.com, yahoo.com, ihug.co.nz, xtra.co.nz, etc.) I get the following
>> error message:
>>> Requested action not taken: mailbox name not allowed
>>> Server replied: 553 <external address> - Recipient Rejected! From domain
>>> "kings.school.nz" has delivery restrictions in place. No SMTP mail relay is
>> The server that it is running from is the same server which hosts the
>> current mail service which has absolutely no problems with smtp relay or
>> accessing external domains.
>> Any help or thoughts to correct this problem would be greatly appreciated.
> Tell your server to trust the user your web server is running as. If your
> webserver is running as user WWW, then add www to the list of trusted users.
> In Exim I do:
> trusted_users = www
> Since I don't know what MTA you are running, this is all I can offer.
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