[CentOS] IMAP rule problem
cannewilson at googlemail.com
Sat Nov 29 13:52:35 UTC 2008
On Saturday 29 November 2008 12:39:10 you wrote:
> Anne -- You need to provide a context. What
> reporting these messages - a firewall, imap daemon
They originate from my router.
> Also, the destination port is 143, so this is imap, and
> to "sending" mail, which will be on port 25, 587 or
Sure - I was thinking that they originated from my
server, but I did say that my brain refuses to go into gear
> My suspicion is that you have filtering on a firewall or
> daemon that is allowing you to connect to your imap
server from your
> non-public network ipnumber (192.168.0.7) to its
> (188.8.131.52), but not to its non-public ipnumber
I think I should ignore this for today. That address
(192.168.0.7) is a dhcp address, which must have been
my laptop wifi connection, and since I had no wired
connection at the time, if there had been anything really
wrong I wouldn't have been able to use my mail, and I
would have known about it.
It probably represents a fleeting problem.
> Of course the non-public numbers don't go outside
your network, so
> there may be NATting going on (specifically in the non-
> public case) that's obscuring the issue.
Since it's the router, the commonality seems to rule that
> By the way, you seem to have asked about this back
Did I ask something similar? I don't recall - but then I
don't recall what I had for breakfast yesterday. I'll look
back and see if I can find anything.
All the same, thanks to your breaking my circle of
thinking, I don't think there's really a problem. If it
occurs again I'll look more closely.
BTW, your reply-to plays havoc with normal list
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