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Date:      Mon, 27 Feb 2012 12:09:12 -0500
From:      Jon Radel <>
To:        "Bender, Chris" <>
Subject:   Re: Email issues, relay failure
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On 2/27/12 12:00 PM, Bender, Chris wrote:
> How would I whitelist SMTP speakers?

You're invited to read the documentation.  The Book of PF: A No-Nonsense =

Guide to the OpenBSD Firewall, 2nd ed., is also rather informative,=20
although one has to keep in mind that the version of PF in FreeBSD lags=20
that in OpenBSD.

> I am thinking it would be ok to reload the rules, would that clear the
> issue with SMTP users for now?
> Whats the harm?

The universe might grind to a halt.  This would upset a great many=20
people.  This outcome, however, is exceedingly unlikely.

Again, with no clue as to what's in pf.conf, I could offer only the=20
vaguest guesses based in part on my judged competence of the author of=20
your pf.conf.  Since your pf.conf appears to have possibly destroyed=20
your e-mail infrastructure, the preliminary assessment is a bit shaky.

--Jon Radel


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