[Openswan Users] Relaying of emails from road warriors

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Tue Sep 12 17:34:03 EDT 2006

On Tue, 12 Sep 2006, Mihajlo Cvetanovi wrote:

> I have a Linux machine that is firewall and ipsec gateway and mail
> server. Road warriors can read mail without problems, but can't send it
> because mail server sees them as part of Internet. If message relaying
> would be allowed I guess RW-s could send e-mails, but obviously that's
> not a solution. So, is there a way to allow road warriors to send their
> mail as if they are behind firewall? There's nothing especially exotic
> in the setup of any part of the system, but I can post anything if required.

I assume your mail/vpn server also has an internal IP that is not reachable
from the internet at large. You could allow relaying everything to that IP?
Roadwarriors through the VPN would be able to reach it.

Using sasl or something for smtp/auth would also work.

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