[CS-FSLUG] using postfix or sendmail to send mail (SOLVED)

David McGlone david at dmcentral.net
Mon Mar 16 07:18:53 CDT 2009

On Sunday 15 March 2009 10:22:22 pm Stephen J. McCracken wrote:
> > I switched to port 587 and all worked. Thanks for the lead. When I seen
> > that you specified a port, I tried 465 and that didn't work. So I tried
> > 587 and viola mail sent and returned.
> FYI:
> Port 587 is used usually as an alternate to port 25 for sending mail
> when port 25 might be blocked.
> Port 465 is the standard port for SMTPS (SMTP over SSL).  If you had a
> working SSL connection for your SMTP, your test of port 465 might have
> worked, too.

I had this nagging voice in me telling me the same thing, but for the life of 
me I couldn't find anywhere in postfix, a place to add a username and 

David M.

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