Sunday, September 4, 2011

How to Enable Postfix SMTP server on OS-X Leopard

Postfix is pre-installed on OS-X Leopard, it just needs to be enabled. To do so follow these steps:

open a terminal session
type: sudo vi /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/org.postfix.master.plist
before the tag /dict type: RunAtLoad KeepAlive

Start the Postfix service with:

sudo launchctl
launchd% start org.postfix.master

Test to see if SMTP is running with

telnet localhost 25

Thank you