[SOLVED] Fresh VE & Mail Gateway installation doesn't work

Kimmo H

Feb 19, 2019
coming from vSphere & Xenserver world, i just installed my first Proxmox 5.3 VE to HP Proliant which went ok, and then added NFS ISO share, uploaded there proxmox-mailgateway_5.1-1-iso and start installation.

At the end it fails, see attachment. What went wrong, how should i proceed ? , is this common with Proxmox ?


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How much ram has the mail-gateway VM configured?
Ok, i made new install with 4GB memory and it went thru ok !

Maybe you should mention that minimum somewhere. But thank you, now i can test proxmox.
Maybe you should mention that minimum somewhere. But thank you, now i can test proxmox.
You're welcome!
It is written in the Administration Guide under point 2.4.1 Minimum System Requirements.

Have fun!
Thanks, now i have been trying to add just 1 domain but any emails are not coming thru. I have check several youtube videos, but e.g. /var/log/mail.log doesn't show anything and MX record was pointing to this new mail gateway virtualserver.

Can someone tell what is the minimum setup to have with 1 domain filtered and then relayd to our actual mailserver ? I have added domain to this:
Configuration -> Mail Proxy - Relay Domain

And domain + Host (actual mailserver) to this
Configuration -> Mail Proxy - Transports

But nothing gets thru, and nothing showing up in /var/log/mail.log ?
Oh and this VM is running inside ProxMox VE 5.3 , should i open some firewall from there ?
You need to have port 25 and 26 (pmg-internal port accessible from the internet if you want to receive mail - test from the outside with a mailserver (and check its logs) or with
`nc -v pmg.your.domain 25`

Hope this helps!
My bad. This was test installation and i just gave VM hostname something which DNS info didn't exists so other mailservers didn't like that. You can delete who conversation if wanted.


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