Posts with the tag email setup

Fix this error: warning: SASL authentication failure: cannot connect to saslauthd server: Permission denied

Problem: The password that I used to authenticate for the SMTP server was rejected:

Apr  5 20:04:55 lion postfix/smtpd[7607]: connect from client.com[ww.xx.yy.zz]
Apr  5 20:04:55 lion postfix/smtpd[7607]: warning: SASL authentication failure: cannot connect to saslauthd server: Permission denied
Apr  5 20:04:55 lion postfix/smtpd[7607]: warning: SASL authentication failure: Password...

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Set up sending emails on a local system by Transfering it to a SMTP-Relay-Server (Smarthost)

SMTP-Relay-Server = Mail-Relay-Server = Smarthost

ssmtp

A slim smtp forwarding tool can be installed via the package ssmtp (it provides /usr/sbin/sendmail):

# apt-get install ssmtp

The configuration file /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf:

# The person who gets all mail for userids < 1000
# Make this empty to disable rewriting.
root=postmaster

# The place where the mail...

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