How to deal with workstation status mails?
wrobel at pardus.de
Mon Jun 9 08:49:57 CEST 2008
ITSEF Admin <itsef-admin at brightsight.com> writes:
> On Tuesday 3 June 2008 14:15:07 Gunnar Wrobel wrote:
>> Does this snippet from the FAQ in the Kolab Wiki help?
>> I want to allow local services (like Mysql, Cron or Backup) to send mails
>> to local kolab-accounts
>> In this case the tiny application "nullmailer" can be helpful.
> Thanks for the suggestion, but as far as I can see, this does not cover my
> problem. The above seems to refer to services running locally on the Kolab
> server, whereas I want services running on the workstations (i.e. "remote"
> from the Kolab server's point of view) to be able to send mail.
> Right now, I have opted for replacing the "root at DOMAIN" distribution list with
> a real (internal) account that has forwarding set to mailadmin. That seems to
> work so far, but I'm still wondering whether this has any implications that I
> might have overlooked... :-}
No, that solution should be fine. Anything that wants to route through
the Kolab Server needs to be declared in order to be accepted. And
using forwarding to get stuff relayed to external addresses should be
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