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Version information

  • 0.9.0 (latest)
released Feb 18th 2014

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'devopera-dopostfix', '0.9.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add devopera-dopostfix
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install devopera-dopostfix --version 0.9.0

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devopera/dopostfix — version 0.9.0 Feb 18th 2014


Devopera puppet module for setting up the Postfix mail relay agent, which is a fast, easy to administer and secure alternative to Sendmail.



  • Added relay support and authenticated relay support


Null sender setup

class { 'dopostfix' : }

Relay setup to named host on named port

class { 'dopostfix' :
  relay => true,
  smtp_auth => true,
  smtp_hostname => '',
  smtp_username => 'username',
  smtp_password => 'password_or_API_key',

dopostfix will send mail out via the domain's mail server, found from the FQDN using its MX record unless:

  1. force_restrict_relay => true, or
  2. FQDN finishes .localdomain, or
  3. relayhost != undef

Copyright and License

Copyright (C) 2012 Lightenna Ltd

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

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