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From RW <>
Subject Re: Trying to understand "lastexternal", "firsttrusted", etc.
Date Wed, 18 Sep 2013 11:04:25 GMT
On Tue, 17 Sep 2013 19:56:56 -0400 (EDT)
Art Greenberg wrote:

> I am running SA on my private mail server. Mail comes in directly for
> one domain (using to get around a port block), and via
> fetchmail for several others. I have listed the MXes at and
> the ISP machines that fetchmail goes to as "trusted", and my (static)
> domain IP as "internal".
>   ...
> The "lastexternal" tests do list an untrusted IP, yet that IP is
> deemed not appropriate to test. But the "firsttrusted" and other
> tests do test that IP.

You need to put the ISP into your internal network for last-external
tests to work. 

Ideally internal network should extend unbroken to all MX servers. If
you have external-trusted servers beyond the internal network it's not
possible to identify the MX handover, the trusted network may contain
submission servers. 

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