Unable to set up Postfix + Dovecot on Ubuntu 14.xx

July 13, 2014 1.9k views

I followed this tutorial pretty much to the T but while I can receive mails, I am unable to send mail when connecting to the SMTP with TLS.

This is from my /var/log/mail.log

Jul 13 19:04:48 www postfix/master[8440]: daemon started -- version 2.11.0, configuration /etc/postfix
Jul 13 19:04:52 www postfix/submission/smtpd[8445]: connect from unknown[27.125.133.69]
Jul 13 19:05:17 www postfix/submission/smtpd[8445]: lost connection after UNKNOWN from unknown[27.125.133.69]
Jul 13 19:05:17 www postfix/submission/smtpd[8445]: disconnect from unknown[27.125.133.69]
Jul 13 19:06:23 www postfix/master[8440]: terminating on signal 15
Jul 13 19:06:24 www postfix/master[8634]: daemon started -- version 2.11.0, configuration /etc/postfix
Jul 13 19:06:27 www postfix/submission/smtpd[8639]: connect from unknown[27.125.133.69]
Jul 13 19:11:27 www postfix/submission/smtpd[8639]: timeout after UNKNOWN from unknown[27.125.133.69]
Jul 13 19:11:27 www postfix/submission/smtpd[8639]: disconnect from unknown[27.125.133.69]
Jul 13 19:14:47 www postfix/anvil[8642]: statistics: max connection rate 1/60s for (submission:27.125.133.69) at Jul 13 19:06:27
Jul 13 19:14:47 www postfix/anvil[8642]: statistics: max connection count 1 for (submission:27.125.133.69) at Jul 13 19:06:27
Jul 13 19:14:47 www postfix/anvil[8642]: statistics: max cache size 1 at Jul 13 19:06:27

Help would be greatly appreciated!

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