[nos-bbs] smtp gateway command
bobtenty at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 23:20:26 EST 2011
If it can't find the records by whatever means, mail will be sent to the
the smtp gateway.
(if defined in the autoexec.nos)
On 11-03-09 05:11 PM, Michael Fox - N6MEF wrote:
> Can someone clarify the usage of the smtp gateway command?
> The documentation says: "Any mail sent to a host not in the
> domain.txt file or not found via a nameserver query, will instead be
> sent to the gateway for forwarding (if #define'd)."
> For an OR statement to be true, only one of the inputs need to be
> true. So if mail is destined for a host which is NOT in domain.txt,
> then an smtp gateway is required, EVEN IF the host IS found via a
> nameserver query. Correct?
> If so, that would match the condition I'm seeing. I don't currently
> have an smtp gateway configured. Messages to hosts in my domain.txt
> file go out, but messages to hosts which are not in my domain.txt file
> sit in the smtp queue and don't go out, even though those hosts are
> listed in DNS.
> If this is all true, then it seems like the second condition is
> meaningless and should be removed from the text. In other words, if
> the destination host is not in domain.txt then the mail will be sent
> to the gateway for forwarding. If a gateway is not defined, then the
> messages will remain in the queue. Am I reading this wrong?
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