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Postfix and UUCP


Using UUCP over TCP

Despite a serious lack of sex-appeal, email via UUCP over TCP is a practical option for sites without permanent Internet connections, and for sites without a fixed IP address. For first-hand information, see the following guides:

Here's a graphical description of what this document is about:
Local network <---> LAN to
UUCP
Gateway
<--- UUCP ---> Internet
to UUCP
Gateway
<---> Internet

And here's the table of contents of this document:

Setting up a Postfix Internet to UUCP gateway

Here is how to set up a machine that sits on the Internet and that forwards mail to a LAN that is connected via UUCP. See the LAN to UUCP gateway section for the other side of the story.

Setting up a Postfix LAN to UUCP gateway

Here is how to relay mail from a LAN via UUCP to the Internet. See the Internet to UUCP gateway section for the other side of the story.