On Fri, 25 Feb 2005 14:48:01 +0000, conor.daly at cod.utvinternet.com
<conor.daly at cod.utvinternet.com> wrote:
> So, this looks like the option to use via dyndns. I've set up an exim
> server in my DMZ. It has no inbound access to my LAN. Inside the LAN is
> a postfix server listening to localhost:25 and nothing else. It uses my
> ISP's mailserver as its smarthost. Mail collection is currently done with
> POP from various public pop servers. It looks like I can do ODMR between
> these two hosts (http://www.plonk.de/sw/odmr/) using fetchmail. Esr's
> fetchmail manual (http://catb.org/~esr/fetchmail/fetchmail-man.html#14)
> "In ETRN and ODMR modes, fetchmail does not actually retrieve
> messages; instead, it asks the server's SMTP listener to start a
> queue flush to the client via SMTP."
>> Now, the main question here is: Do I need to open port 25 from DMZ to LAN
> to allow this to work? Jokob Hirsch suggests not...
No, if you LAN is allowed to make outgoing connections to the mail
server in the DMZ then that will pierce the firewall opening it for
the ODMR session to deliver mail to the second mail server in your
Why are you setting up two mail servers, can you not just run imap on
the machine in the DMZ?
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