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From "Deacon Marcus" <deacon_mar...@wwtech.pl>
Subject RE: SMTP-newbie question
Date Tue, 08 May 2001 21:59:12 GMT
Thanks,
So, if user is local - from allowed ip ranges or previously
pop3-authenticated, mail from him is forwarded, in any other case it's
either stored (if to local user) or discarded as spam (if to remote user)?

Thanks in advance,
     deacon Marcus

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Donald [mailto:donaldp@apache.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2001 10:32 PM
> To: james-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: SMTP-newbie question
>
>
> At 09:59  8/5/01 +0200, Deacon Marcus wrote:
> >How does smtp server knows if received mail is from end-user or another
> >server? Could you point me specific code in James that do that checking?
>
> In short - it doesn't ;)
>
> In long - no server does but most have a system where everything in a
> certain IP range is considered local and they will relay this "local" mail
> to outside mail. Other servers may relay based on usernames in "from"
> fields of mail etc (ie match from field against list of usernames).
>
> Cheers,
>
> Pete
>
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