lmtpd -a and unified murder

Andrew Morgan morgan at orst.edu
Tue Apr 24 17:01:08 EDT 2007

On Tue, 24 Apr 2007, Janne Peltonen wrote:

> Hi!
> I've configured a unified murder, and if I try to run lmtpd
> pre-authenticated (with the -a option), I can deliver mail to the
> 'local' backend, but proxying doesn't work: the lmtpd that acts as the
> proxy decides that the remote lmtpd that says 'AUTH EXTERNAL' has no
> valid authentication mechanisms available and gives up. So. Is there a
> way to configure lmtpd so that it won't expect being able to
> authenticate to the remote backend (sic) and just proxies through
> everything it gets?

Nope.  I beat my head against this for a while myself and finally 
configured my MTA (postfix) to use authentication when talking to lmtp. 
Previously, I was using pre-authentication and tcp-wrappers.


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