LFS Mail Problem?

jeremy at hurricane.internal.jutley.org jeremy at hurricane.internal.jutley.org
Fri May 14 20:21:55 PDT 2004


On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 10:01:02PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> I've tried to post a message via mail a couple of times tonight.
> I'm trying this by news.
> 
> Looking at my mail log I get:
> 
> May 14 21:48:31 sol sendmail[3477]: i4F2mU6i003475: --- 050 
> <lfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org>... Connecting to
> smtp.linuxfromscratch.org. via esmtp...
> 
> May 14 21:48:31 sol sendmail[3477]: i4F2mU6i003475: makeconnection 
> (smtp.linuxfromscratch.org. [216.171.238.83]) failed: Connection refused 
> by smtp.linuxfromscratch.org.
> 
> May 14 21:48:31 sol sendmail[3477]: i4F2mU6i003475: --- 050 
> <lfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org>... Connecting to
> smtp.easydns.com. via esmtp...
> 
> May 14 21:48:31 sol sendmail[3477]: i4F2mU6i003475: makeconnection 
> (smtp.easydns.com. [205.210.42.52]) failed: Connection refused by 
> smtp.easydns.com.
> 
> May 14 21:48:31 sol sendmail[3477]: i4F2mU6i003475: --- 050 
> <lfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org>... Connecting to
> mx00.hrxnet.de. via esmtp...
> 
> May 14 21:48:31 sol sendmail[3477]: i4F2mU6i003475: makeconnection 
> (mx00.hrxnet.de. [62.245.239.18]) failed: Connection refused by 
> mx00.hrxnet.de.
> 
> May 14 21:48:31 sol sendmail[3477]: i4F2mU6i003475: --- 050 
> <lfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org>... Connecting to
> smtp2.easydns.com. via esmtp...
> 
> May 14 21:48:31 sol sendmail[3477]: i4F2mU6i003475: makeconnection 
> (smtp2.easydns.com. [205.210.42.53]) failed: Connection refused by 
> smtp2.easydns.com.
> 
> May 14 21:48:31 sol sendmail[3477]: i4F2mU6i003475: --- 050 
> <lfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org>... Connecting to
> mx01.hrxnet.de. via esmtp...
> 
> May 14 21:48:31 sol sendmail[3477]: i4F2mU6i003475: makeconnection 
> (mx01.hrxnet.de. [195.185.228.210]) failed: Connection refused by 
> mx01.hrxnet.de.
> 
> May 14 21:48:31 sol sendmail[3477]: i4F2mU6i003475: --- 050 
> <lfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org>... Connecting to
> mx02.hrxnet.de. via esmtp...
> 
> May 14 21:48:32 sol sendmail[3477]: i4F2mU6i003475: makeconnection 
> (mx02.hrxnet.de. [62.245.244.34]) failed: Connection refused by 
> mx02.hrxnet.de.
> 
> May 14 21:48:32 sol sendmail[3477]: i4F2mU6i003475: --- 050 
> <lfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org>... Deferred: Connection refused by 
> mx02.hrxnet.de.
> 
> May 14 21:48:32 sol sendmail[3477]: i4F2mU6i003475: 
> to=<lfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org>, delay=00:00:01, xdelay=00:00:01, 
> mailer=esmtp, pri=30510, relay=mx02.hrxnet.de. [62.245.244.34], 
> dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: Connection refused by mx02.hrxnet.de.
> 
> Anybody know what is going on?
>   -- Bruce

Bruce, looking at the errors, I would guess that your ISP is trapping all
outgoing connections on port 25 and blocking them.  Probably they've gone to
only allowing you to use their SMTP relay.  Lots of ISP's are doing that now.

Jeremy
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