Changing HELO

Paul Waring pwaring at
Mon Jul 24 12:42:36 CEST 2006

On 24/07/06, Luis Rodrigues <luis at> wrote:
> I just installed Roundcube on my linux postfix system.
> Because of spam I have some very restrictive on the system, this rule is preventing RoundCube from
> sending mail
> smtpd_helo_restrictions =
>         reject_invalid_hostname,
>         reject_unknown_hostname,
>         reject_non_fqdn_hostname,
>         permit
> This is because when roundcube connects to my smtp server it uses localhost for the HELO command

That's probably because roundcube is running on the localhost
interface. Why don't you allow localhost in your permitted SMTP rules
though, that would seem the most sensible suggestion to me.


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