[nos-bbs] relaying denied

Boudewijn (Bob) Tenty bobtenty at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 18:48:01 EDT 2018

I think it was only in the release notes but you could also find it at this
list of four years ago with Google..

I use,

smtp ga exception add  0xffffff00


On 2018-03-30 05:39 PM, Maiko Langelaar wrote:
> Oh dear, it would seem that I did not document this at all, it was written
> originally because I got tired of not being able to reply to my emails using
> email clients outside my JNOS subnet, from this little note in smtpserv.c :
>  * 17Sep2008, Maiko (VE4KLM), By default we will deny SMTP relay, however
>  * there may be outside subnets that we want to allow for. For example, I
>  * use my Thunderbird email client at work to check my JNOS system for new
>  * mail. It would be nice if I could reply to those systems outside my JNOS
>  * box, but the existing SMTP_DENY_RELAY code prevents that. So, this new
>  * code allows me to create an SDR exception list (ip/netmask) to allow.
> I will need to make sure it's documented, here it is 'now' (very sorry) :
>    #define SMTP_DENY_RELAY
>    #define SDR_EXCEPTION
>   rm smtpserv.o smtpcli.o version.o ; make
> here are a couple of examples to put into autoexec.nos :
>  smtp relay add 0xffffffff
>  smtp relay add 0xffffff00
> IF you have a box outside of your JNOS subnet, and you want to be able
> to send mail via JNOS then you need to add entries similar to the above,
> for instance from work, I wanted to be able to read and send to my JNOS
> using thunderbird, completely different network. The top one obviously
> is an entry for a single IP (netmask, the one below is
> for any IP on 192.168.100 (old class C I guess) subnet.
> Reminds me, years ago I could have sworn the syntax was,
> but I find I've had to use hexidecimal instead (maybe I switched to an
> incorrect function parsing this, don't remember), 0xffffff00 instead.
> On Tue, 27 Mar 2018, Michael Fox - N6MEF wrote:
>> I’m getting “relaying denied” when I send to any address in the cc: list.
> Maiko
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