Tag: postfix

In most medium to large businesses there are times, when you need to send mail to a mail relay service. This is used due to restrictions in access to external networks. Instead of having to open ports for every server in a network to allow sending of mail. You setup a mail relay server to allow mail to be routed through.

Here is how you setup a server to send mail to mail relay service instead of through the default gateway.

  1. Install postfix package.
  2. yum install postfix

  3. Edit /etc/postfix/main.cf
  4. See below for what the lines look like

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