[Users] zimbraAllowAnyFromAddress does not affect MTA
Malte S. Stretz
mss at msquadrat.de
Thu Nov 16 09:42:46 CET 2017
I'll do so once I verified that the instructions actually work since the
forum post claims they don't. I know that we have some internal
documentation somewhere on how to set this up since the Wiki pages are
indeed quite confusing. I am sure that this worked without adding an
extra Milter as the linked blog post does.
On 16.11.2017 09:39, Barry de Graaff wrote:
> Hello Malte,
> Yes, but it would be nice if Zimbra took care of that for us,
> as this wiki page gives me a headache :-p
> Could you add your comment to the bugzilla?
> Kind regards,
> Barry de Graaff
> Zeta Alliance Founder
> zetalliance.org | github.com/Zimbra-Community
> +31 617 220 227
> Fingerprint: 97f4694a1d9aedad012533db725ddd156d36a2d0
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> From: "Malte S. Stretz" <mss at msquadrat.de>
> To: "Barry de Graaff" <info at barrydegraaff.tk>, users at lists.zetalliance.org
> Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2017 9:36:08 AM
> Subject: Re: [Users] zimbraAllowAnyFromAddress does not affect MTA
> you mean that setting zimbraAllowAnyFromAddress should set the options
> documented in
> Generally a good idea since applying those settings is a bit obscure.
> The problem here would be backwards compatibility. People upgrading
> Zimbra would suddenly maybe not be able to continue their normal work
> flow (and I'd get the support calls from disgruntled customers). I think
> a better solution would be an extra attribute
> zimbraMtaAllowAnyFromAddress which defaults to FALSE but is set to TRUE
> on upgrades of existing installations so the old behavior is kept. Maybe
> it could also fall back to the value of zimbraAllowAnyFromAddress if
> unset (if that's possible, not sure). There would also be an upgrade
> step required which checks if the old way of configuring this settings
> was applied before and if that's the case, the old config is removed and
> the attribute set to TRUE on upgrades as well.
> On 16.11.2017 09:09, Barry de Graaff wrote:
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>> Hello All,
>> I think a lot of you already know this, but I think it is a
>> bit peculiar in todays age.
>> The setting of zimbraAllowAnyFromAddress only removes the option from
>> the UI to set a custom FROM address. It does not seem to have any effect on the MTA.
>> (zmprov gc default zimbraAllowAnyFromAddress)
>> The default setting is false, but Zimbra still accepts and delivers mail with any
>> FROM address if a user is authenticated.
>> Not sure if forcing a correct FROM is a feature of Zimbra, if not, should we
>> make this is a feature request?
>> Kind regards,
>> Barry de Graaff
>> Zeta Alliance Founder
>> zetalliance.org | github.com/Zimbra-Community
>> +31 617 220 227
>> Fingerprint: 97f4694a1d9aedad012533db725ddd156d36a2d0
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