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i want make my linux server to receive mail from an host (LAN but if possible through Internet) and than relay to Gmail.

I made the second part with ssmtp let the server send mail through Gmail using

ssmtp email@address.com < msg.txt

The other part is needed for example for use program that integrate some smtp alarm function. The majority of this program doesn't support sending with credential so i need to pass through a server that doesn't need it.

The final result must be:

Host_with_smtp_alarm_function -> server_smtp -> Gmail_server

How can i make this work?

EDIT:

My host have a mask to fill with smtp server info. Filling with ip and port resulting in a "impossible to connect" The linux server are not listening for a connection, so send but not receive.

netstat -a confirm that.

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Question is not clear:

If you wish send e-mail to google - it's completly enought to set alias in postfix pointed to google account. For example:

account: account@gmail.com

It will forward any mail sent to account@$localdomail to account@gmail.com

Alternativly - if you wish forward e-mail via google (you wish to send e-mail to internet using gmail account, but to to gmail) - you must configure smtp authentication. Example for postfix are on http://www.postfix.org/SASL_README.html#client_sasl_enable

  • add edit on the post – smark91 Feb 10 '15 at 16:35
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    Resolved using postfix. Thank you! – smark91 Feb 11 '15 at 8:08

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