LFS Mail Problem?

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri May 14 20:39:30 PDT 2004


jeremy at hurricane.internal.jutley.org wrote:
> On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 10:01:02PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> 
>>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.

This isn't what is happening.  I'm the ISP.  :)  At least I'm the 
sysadmin.  The system is the main mail system at school.  Many other 
posts are getting out just fine.

   -- Bruce




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