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smtp problem about relay

Regular Advisor

smtp problem about relay

I want config my hpux server as a mailserver, which can accepet outlookexpress message and relay it to destination.
after config DNS, I can use sendmail send message to destination with telnet logon hpux server.use command like "bdf|mailx -s "try"". but when I use outlookexpress send mail . the server reply "we don't relay".
my sendmail version 8.9.3 , Can some one help me?
Stefan Farrelly
Honored Contributor

Re: smtp problem about relay is probably the mail server not allowing relayed mail, for anti-spam purposed. Try setting up an alias on your server in /etc/mail/aliases. eg. add in;

hp :

Then from outlook send your mail to hp@ (instead of and the alias will forward it on to This should get around the realy problem.
Im from Palmerston North, New Zealand, but somehow ended up in London...
Regular Advisor

Re: smtp problem about relay

thank you.It's ok