Bug 225540

Summary: Incorrect mynetworks setting cause postfix reject all the connections from clients
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Reporter: Zhenyong(Jerry) Jiang <jzhenyon>
Component: postfixAssignee: Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact:
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Priority: medium    
Version: 4.4CC: pknirsch, rrosario
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Hardware: i686   
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Description Zhenyong(Jerry) Jiang 2007-01-31 08:43:34 UTC
Description of problem:
Incorrect mynetworks setting cause postfix reject all the connections from clients
The config like this:

smtpd_recipient_restrictions = permit_mynetworks, permit_sasl_authenticated,
permit_auth_destination, reject
smtpd_sasl_auth_enable = yes
smtpd_delay_reject = yes
smtpd_client_restrictions = permit_sasl_authenticated
broken_sasl_auth_clients = yes
smtpd_sasl_security_options = noanonymous
alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases
alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases
mynetworks =
# In the above line, I put a intended error network id of 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
The problem do not effect the earlier version

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add the above lines to the /etc/postfix/main.cf
2. restart the service 
3.  Telnet smtp port of mail server ip.  The connection will be disconnected by
Actual results:
  The connection will be disconnected by mailserver.

[root@intellpc1 mnt]# telnet 25
Connected to localhost.localdomain (
Escape character is '^]'.

Connection closed by foreign host.
[root@intellpc1 mnt]# 

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Phil Knirsch 2008-08-26 14:07:13 UTC
What would be the correct behavior with incorrect settings? I guess and error during startup?


Read ya, Phil

Comment 2 Miroslav Lichvar 2010-03-08 09:11:36 UTC
We are sorry for not addressing this issue in RHEL-4. As postfix is not
scheduled for an update in RHEL-4.9, I'm closing this bug as WONTFIX. If you
are still experiencing this issue with RHEL-5, please reopen it against RHEL-5.