Issues sending emails using PostFix Mail Server

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Hammer & Screwdriver Issues sending emails using PostFix Mail Server

I'm unable to send email from my Linux server despite SMTP port 25 Active and Listening.

[root@TechX ~]# hostname

I checked the mail log ( /var/log/maillog ) and found the below error.

Aug 14 21:49:59 TechX postfix/cleanup[2300]: warning: proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/ lookup error for ""
Aug 14 21:49:59 TechX postfix/cleanup[2300]: warning: C05AD6FAF: virtual_alias_maps map lookup problem for -- deferring delivery
Aug 14 21:49:59 TechX postfix/cleanup[2300]: warning: proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/ lookup error for ""
Aug 14 21:49:59 TechX postfix/cleanup[2300]: warning: C05AD6FAF: recipient_bcc_maps lookup problem
Aug 14 21:50:00 TechX postfix/pickup[2269]: warning: C17AF29807: message has been queued for 87 days
I'm sharing all the ".cf" files seen in the error log.


[root@TechX ~]# more /etc/postfix/

# postfix config file

# uncomment for debugging if needed

# postfix main
mail_owner = postfix
setgid_group = postdrop
delay_warning_time = 4

# postfix paths
html_directory = no
command_directory = /usr/sbin
daemon_directory = /usr/libexec/postfix
queue_directory = /var/spool/postfix
sendmail_path = /usr/sbin/sendmail.postfix
newaliases_path = /usr/bin/newaliases.postfix
mailq_path = /usr/bin/mailq.postfix
manpage_directory = /usr/share/man

# network settings
inet_interfaces = all
mydomain =
myhostname = TechX
mynetworks = $config_directory/mynetworks
mydestination = $myhostname, localhost.$mydomain, localhost
relay_domains = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/

# mail delivery
recipient_delimiter = +

# mappings
alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases
alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases
transport_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/transport
#local_recipient_maps =

# virtual setup
#virtual_alias_maps = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/, regexp:/etc/postfix/virtual_regexp
virtual_alias_maps = proxy:regexp:/etc/postfix/virtual_regexp
virtual_mailbox_base = /var/vmail
virtual_mailbox_domains = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/
virtual_mailbox_maps = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/
virtual_minimum_uid = 101
virtual_uid_maps = static:101
virtual_gid_maps = static:12
virtual_transport = dovecot
dovecot_destination_recipient_limit = 1

# debugging
debug_peer_level = 2
debugger_command = PATH=/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin
                 xxgdb $daemon_directory/$process_name $process_id & sleep 5

# authentication
smtpd_sasl_auth_enable = yes
smtpd_sasl_security_options = noanonymous
smtpd_sasl_local_domain = $myhostname
broken_sasl_auth_clients = yes
smtpd_sasl_type = dovecot
smtpd_sasl_path = private/auth

# tls config
smtp_use_tls = yes
smtpd_use_tls = yes
smtpd_tls_security_level = may
smtpd_tls_loglevel = 1
smtpd_tls_received_header = yes
smtpd_tls_session_cache_timeout = 3600s
tls_random_source = dev:/dev/urandom
smtp_tls_session_cache_database = btree:$data_directory/smtp_tls_session_cache
# Change* to your host name
smtpd_tls_key_file = /etc/pki/tls/private/TechX.key
smtpd_tls_cert_file = /etc/pki/tls/certs/TechX.crt
smtp_tls_CAfile = /etc/pki/tls/certs/ca-bundle.crt
smtpd_tls_CAfile = /etc/pki/tls/certs/ca-bundle.crt

# rules restrictions
smtpd_client_restrictions =
smtpd_helo_restrictions =
smtpd_sender_restrictions =
smtpd_recipient_restrictions = permit_sasl_authenticated, permit_mynetworks, reject_unauth_destination, reject_non_fqdn_sender, reject_non_fqdn_recipient, reject_unknown_rec
# uncomment for realtime black list checks
# ,reject_rbl_client
# ,reject_rbl_client
# ,reject_rbl_client
smtpd_helo_required = yes
unknown_local_recipient_reject_code = 550
disable_vrfy_command = yes
smtpd_data_restrictions = reject_unauth_pipelining

# Other options
# email size limit ~20Meg
message_size_limit = 204800000
mailbox_size_limit = 2048000000

# Vacation Scripts
vacation_destination_recipient_limit = 1
recipient_bcc_maps = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/

[root@TechX ~]# more /etc/postfix/
hosts = localhost
user = postfix
password = xxxxxxxxxxx
dbname = postfix
query = SELECT goto FROM alias WHERE address='%s' AND (active = '1' OR active = '3')

[root@TechX ~]# more /etc/postfix/
user = postfix
password = xxxxxxxxxxx
dbname = postfix
table = vacation
select_field = email
where_field = email
additional_conditions = and active = '9'
result_format = %u#%d@autoreply.TechX

Below are my hosts file entries

[root@TechX ~]# more /etc/hosts   localhost localhost.localdomain localhost4 localhost4.localdomain4
::1         localhost localhost.localdomain localhost6 localhost6.localdomain6 guest
::1       guest TechX
::1       TechX autoreply.TechX

Can you please suggest what should i do to fix the problem ?

Last edited by mohtashims; 08-15-2017 at 07:53 PM..
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