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From "Brian J. Sayatovic" <t...@one.net>
Subject Re: using James to queue outgoing mail and forward to another smtp server
Date Fri, 11 Jun 2004 10:31:13 GMT

Worked!  Thanks!

Regards,
Brian.

Glen wrote:

> One good turn deserves another...  Having taken Noel's suggestions 
> there are these lines in the vanilla config.xml that you need to 
> uncomment the <gateway> and <gatewayPort> entries and put in the 
> correct entries for your ISP.  Of course if you have drastically 
> modfied your setup from teh vanilla configs you will know how to 
> appropriately apply this ;-)
>
>
>         <!-- Attempt remote delivery using the specified repository 
> for the spool, -->
>         <!-- using delay time to retry delivery and the maximum number 
> of retries -->
>         <mailet match="All" class="RemoteDelivery">
>            <outgoing> file://var/mail/outgoing/ </outgoing>
>            <!-- alternative database repository example below -->
> . . .
>            <!-- A single mail server to deliver all outgoing messages. 
> -->
>            <!-- This is useful if this server is a backup or failover 
> machine, -->
>            <!-- or if you want all messages to be routed through a 
> particular mail server, -->
>            <!-- regardless of the email addresses specified in the 
> message -->
>            <!-- -->
>            <!-- The gateway element specifies the gateway SMTP server 
> name. -->
>            <!-- If your gateway mail server is listening on a port 
> other than 25, -->
>            <!-- you can set James to connect to it on that port using 
> the gatewayPort -->
>            <!-- element. -->
>            <!--
>            <gateway> otherserver.mydomain.com </gateway>
>            <gatewayPort>25</gatewayPort>
>            -->
>         </mailet>
>
>      </processor>
>
>
>
> Brian J. Sayatovic wrote:
>
>> Glen wrote:
>>
>>> Hello James User List,
>>> I am managing 300 kiosks that has quite a robust notification system 
>>> that uses email.  The only hole in it is their must be a good 
>>> internet connection to the central smtp server for the "robust" 
>>> emails to go out.
>>> What I want to do is setup james on each of these kiosks to act as a 
>>> local smtp server forwarding all mail to the "central" smtp server.  
>>> This way it will queue when the network is down.
>>> I have looked into the docs and played with an installation but 
>>> cannot find where to start.  Can someone push/nudge me in the right 
>>> direction?
>>>
>>> regards,
>>> Glen
>>>
>>> PS I also want to make sure that outgoing smtp services are "locked" 
>>> down so the kiosks down become spam distribution points ;-)     
>>> Please share ideas on how best to do this as well...
>>>
>>>
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>> Don't kow why it took the parent message to inspire this in me, but 
>> places like RoadRunner block my James server because its coming from 
>> my DSL line.  Can I configure James to act as a local SMTP gateway 
>> but deliver everythign through my DSL provider's SMTP server (the one 
>> I'd normally point to in my mail client if I weren't a geek runnign 
>> my own Java mail server)?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Brian.
>>
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