email sender is always from main domain...

Discussion in 'Server Operation' started by Ovidiu, Mar 6, 2006.

  1. Ovidiu

    Ovidiu Active Member

    I hsot severall domains on the server and now I noticed that for a particular domain ( I only created 2 users, one is the admin the other one is a user. when the user sends an email I see username@mymaindomain instead of

    I am using squirrelmail for testing. I changed his emailaddress (sender info) to [email protected] inside squirrelmail but it keeps changing back...

    why does it always revert back to [email protected] which is my main domain?

    any clues? what more info would you need?
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator Howtoforge Staff

    Does this also happen in a normal email client like Outlook or Thunderbird?
  3. Ovidiu

    Ovidiu Active Member

    I tried quickmailer, set the sender name and address to what I wanted, used smtp auth gave the users credentials and here is the resulting mail:

    so this seems to be a squirrelmail issue...
    but with my first install it worked... I'll have to check the squirrelmail mailing list :-(

    besides that I have another question: the above mail says sent to [email protected] but delivered to [email protected] is this the usual behaviour?
  4. falko

    falko Super Moderator Howtoforge Staff

    Yes, that's ok. The email address is mapped to a local system user.

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