I am not a forged sender

Gunnar Wrobel wrobel at pardus.de
Tue Jun 3 14:18:34 CEST 2008

Paul Douglas Franklin <kolab at paulfranklin.org> writes:

> Alain Spineux wrote:
>> On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 3:12 AM, Paul Douglas Franklin of Union Gospel
>> Mission <pdf at yugm.org> wrote:
>>> Well, I got Kolab up, having saved my data from the old Kolab
>>> installation, installed a new Kolab, and restored to the new.  I then
>>> went to my desktop machine to test it.  I loaded Thunderbird.  All my
>>> emails and folders were there.  My next test was an e-mail to myself.
>>> It was rejected because Kolab did not recognize me as a valid sender.
>>> The apologetic message is below:
>>> *****************
>>> This is the mail system at host kolab.yugm.org.
>>> I'm sorry to have to inform you that your message could not
>>> be delivered to one or more recipients. It's attached below.
>>> For further assistance, please send mail to postmaster.
>>> If you do so, please include this problem report. You can
>>> delete your own text from the attached returned message.
>>>                   The mail system
>>> <pdf6161 at yugm.org>: permission denied. Command output: Invalid From: header.
>>>    Paul Douglas Franklin <pdf at yugm.org> looks like a forged sender
>>> *************************
>>> So I'm back on the old system.
>>> What should be my next step?
>> Hi
>> Kolab deny a user to send and email with the identity of someone else.
>> This is to avoid  "a.simple.user at yourdomain.com" to send an email as
>> "your.boss at youdomain.com".
>> This means that in your account settting your email address must match
>> your credential .
>> Here I see 2 different addresses : pdf6161 and pdf ???
>> Regards
> The two addresses are different.  One is the sender (pdf at yugm.org), the 
> other the recipient (pdf6161 at yugm.org).   I believed I had all the 
> settings transferred, but clearly something went awry.  On the old 
> system, I can send just fine.

Did you transfer all alias entries for the sending user? Did you log
in as "pdf at yugm.org"?



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