can't mail outside of my network

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by interactive1984, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. interactive1984 macrumors newbie

    Jun 15, 2010

    I am new to setting up mail on my server (snow leopard 10.6)

    I have configured the mailserver by clicking on "configure mail service..."

    domain name:
    Host name:

    SMTP IMAP en POP are enabled and running

    Relay's (ip adres off my incoming internet)

    I told the router to accept incomming traffic from POP and IMAP
    I also told my server to accept incoming traffic on these ports (25 and 110)

    I have my DNS arranged by the company where the hosting is.

    Name Value
    @ A

    mail A

    @ MX 10

    * CNAME @

    ftp CNAME @

    www CNAME @

    I have created zones in the DNS on the server but I am not sure if I had to do this.

    I have created in server preferences persons and added them to a workgroup.
    this person had his own email address.

    I can mail in my network. But that's about all there is

    Can somebody please help me out
    Take me through some steps which I have forgotten.
    I don't know what to do

    ThnQ in advance
  2. Cenobite macrumors newbie

    Sep 8, 2009
    Do you have a reverse DNS entry for your IP address that points to at least Otherwise most mail servers will deny mails from your server.
  3. belvdr macrumors 603

    Aug 15, 2005
    Another thought is to see if your ISP supplies a mail relay for its customers. If so, forward all mail through it.
  4. lightage macrumors newbie

    Jun 21, 2010
    You can't e-mail people that are outside of your network?
    such as
    you can't access your mail from outside your network?

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