smtps mail proxy
francis at daoine.org
Sat Jan 24 14:01:18 UTC 2015
On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 10:11:50AM -0500, 173279834462 wrote:
> I seek advice on configuring nginx as a mail proxy.
> Our aim is to add SNI to port 465 (postfix) using nginx as transparent mail
I do not know that TLS SNI is supported in nginx mail proxy. Have you
any documentation saying that it is?
> 1. It is not clear how nginx would talk to postfix. One would expect the
> proxy to serve
> on port, say, 4650, being the port exposed by the router, masking postfix on
> port 465, but nginx does not seem to have a relevant configuration clause.
"listen" tells nginx where to listen.
"auth_http" tells nginx (eventually) where the upstream for this connection is.
> 2. Nginx refuses to start-up, demanding "auth_http". However, we do not need
> to move authentication to nginx.
That's not (just) what auth_http is for.
nginx may not be the right tool for this job.
Francis Daly francis at daoine.org
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