Sendmail and Available STMP Services?
I am playing a long shot here. I worked in IT for years and when I
retired I installed sendmail on a Slackware server with my own domain
name for me (Alpine) and my wife (Outlook) to use. It has allowed me to
do a lot of nice things such as an email account for each vendor I deal
with (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org) and temporary email accounts. They both
come in handy when figuring out how a spammer obtained my email address
and they also allow me to easily delete an account without affecting my
Unfortunately my ISP is shutting down their servers to save money and
they...421 SMTP service not available
I was looking into some mail not arriving on a sendmail-8.13.0 machine.
From several other hosts, telnetting to port 25 results in 421 SMTP
service not available, closing transmission channel But mail is
arriving... I can't tell if this response is only given to some IP
addresses (why? and why ones I test from, but not most "real" mail
servers?), or what.
* John Oliver http://www.john-oliver.net/ *
* California gun owners - protect your rights and join the CRPA today! *
* http://www.crpa.org/ Free 3 month trial membership available *
* ...Probs in sending mail with sendmail service
I am trying to setup sendmail service for my bugzilla server...
installed and configured sendmail service.
Here I am able to send mails with telnet <mysite> 25 successfully...
But When I try to send mails with sendmail -v <mymailid> the mails are
not getting delivered to the destination id...
Following is the transcript:
[root@bug mail]# sendmail -v email@example.com
firstname.lastname@example.org... Connecting to [127.0.0.1] via relay...
220 localhost.localdomain ESMTP Sendmail 8.13.1/8.13.1; Mon, 16 Apr
2007 18:29:29 +0530
>...Sendmail RBL with backup mail service
mydomain.com IN MX 10 myserver
mydomain.com IN MX 100 backupserver
Mail from spammer_mailserver -> received by myserver ->
RBL rejected by myserver -> spammer_mailserver resent to backupserver ->
accepted by backupserver -> queued on backupserver ->
forwarded to myserver -> accepted by myserver ->
mail from spammer_mailserver shows up in my inbox anyway.
backupserver is not in my control and has no antispam software.
Could any wizard out there possibly tell me how I might rewrite sendmail.cf
so that if the backup mail server was the last m...Unable to fetch mail in Sendmail service
I am facing problem on my linux server is in sendmail service we were unable to fetch mail .. Sendmail is unable to define is it hardbounce or the softbounce ??
I check all the service on my server but still unable to resolve the issue.
And in log file dovecot service is ok shown....
here is the log shown :-
Jan 20 08:30:03 domainname dovecot: POP3(bounce.domainname.org): Disconnected: Logged out top=0/0, retr=0/0, del=0/0, size=0
Jan 20 08:31:00 domainname dovecot: pop3-login: Disconnected: rip=127.0.0.1, lip=127.0.0.1, secured
Jan 20 08:31:00 domainname dovecot: pop3-login: Login: user=<bounce.domainname.org>, method=PLAIN, rip=127.0.0.1, lip=127.0.0.1, secured
Jan 20 08:31:01 domainname dovecot: POP3(bounce.domainname.org): Disconnected: Logged out top=0/0, retr=0/0, del=0/1, size=3297
Jan 20 08:31:03 domainname dovecot: pop3-login: Login: user=<bounce.domainname.org>, method=PLAIN, rip=127.0.0.1, lip=127.0.0.1, secured
Jan 20 08:31:03 domainname dovecot: POP3(bounce.domainname.org): Disconnected: Logged out top=1/805, retr=1/3315, del=0/1, size=3297
Suggest me that how to get rid of this issue ... ???
"Josh" wrote in message
I am facing problem on my linux server is in sendmail service we were unable to
fetch mail .. Sendmail is unable to define is it hardbounce or the softbounce
I check all the service on my server but still unabl...how to keep all outgoing mail on sendmail smtp
I review the pass messges on here , but can not find any hints.
does not have good suggest or the link is down
Mr. G. Roderick Singleton
give suggest to FAQ, but I am not sure which link should be. Anyone can
Thanks a lot
<email@example.com> wrote in message
> I review the pass messges on here , but can not find any hints.
Hint: describe what it is you need.
> Hi All,
&g...No RedHat rpm available for Mail::Sendmail; Please advise
On my FreeBSD box, I installed (IIRC) Mail::Sendmail via the ports system.
On my Mac OS X laptop, I use CPAN. I know I can install via CPAN, but I did
so once on a RH8 box and it conflicted with my rpm database. I think it was
In general, do you advise installing modules via RPM?
If there is no distro specific rpm (in my case Red Hat 9) what do you
If no rpm exists at all, should I go CPAN?
Finally, what would you do to install Mail::Sendmail for my RH9 box
...how do backup deliver to smtp server mail or copy all mail forward a mail account?
ISP & MX
...mail delivery to sendmail smtp server ,it can make a copy ?
sendmail 8.12.8 on Redhat 9.0
My sendmail smtp server is ready to sendout .All client sendout mail
delivery to smtp server .I want delivery to smtp server all mail make a copy
and forward to mail account (firstname.lastname@example.org) check it .
> sendmail 8.12.8 on Redhat 9.0
> My sendmail smtp server is ready to sendout .All client sendout mail
> delivery to smtp server .I want delivery to smtp server all mail make a copy
> and forward to mail account (email@example.com) check it .
Please see the faq for the answer to your question.
"G. Roderick Singleton" <firstname.lastname@example.org> ???
> garycheung wrote:
> > sendmail 8.12.8 on Redhat 9.0
> > My sendmail smtp server is ready to sendout .All client sendout mail
> > delivery to smtp server .I want delivery to smtp server all mail make a
> > and forward to mail account (email@example.com) check it .
> Please see the faq for the answer to your question.
> What link of the answer
G. Roderick Singleton wrote:
> garycheung wrote:
>> sendmail 8.12.8 on Redhat 9.0
>> My sendmail smtp server is ready to sendout .All client sendout mail
>> delivery to smtp server .I want delivery to smtp server all mail make
>> a copy
>> and forward to mail account (firstname.lastname@example.org) check it .
> Please see ...envoi de mail depuis sendmail -> smtp wanadoo
j'ai une passerelle internet sous linux avec serveur de mail (sendmail) et
j'ai des probl�mes d'envoi de mail depuis quelque mois.
je n'arrive pas a configurer mon serveur pour ne plus envoyer directement
les mails sur les Mx des domaines mais en passant par le smtp de mon FAI
Avez-vous une idee de la technic a employer ?
P.S. : sous sendmail.cf j'ai mis en Smart relay : DSsmtp.wanadoo.fr
DSN 5.0.0 Service unavailable
> j'ai une passerelle internet sous linux avec serveur de mail (sendmail) et
> j'ai des probl�mes d'envoi de mail depuis quelque mois.
> je n'arrive pas a configurer mon serveur pour ne plus envoyer directement
> les mails sur les Mx des domaines mais en passant par le smtp de mon FAI
> Avez-vous une idee de la technic a employer ?
> P.S. : sous sendmail.cf j'ai mis en Smart relay : DSsmtp.wanadoo.fr
> DSN 5.0.0 Service unavailable
The smtp.wanadoo.fr address is quite likely for inbound mail only. You
should contact support at wanadoo and ask for the hostname of the
outbound servers. It may be the same address but if so chances are
excellent they will also want you to use authentication.
...Mercury Mail List with ISP's POP/SMTP service
I am trying to set up Mercury to function as a mail list server, using an
account on my ISP's email server. I think I have it all figured out except
..... all messages that go out disappear and never make it to the recipients.
There are no errors in the Session logs. The ISP does not use SMTP
When I send out an email from within Mercury and I change the "From" field
to the email address on my ISP mail server (maillist@ISP.com) that I am
going through it is sent out just fine. When the Mercury sends out emails
(confirmations, bounces, e...UTL_SMTP
We have just set up a Windows 2003 Server with Oracle 9i.
We are trying to use UTL_SMTP in a PL/SQL procedure to send an email
using our mail server IP (mail server is a different server) and port
and we get
ORA-29278: SMTP transient error: 421 Service not available
We also checked a Java application (outside of Oracle) on the same
server that does a send mail and it also can not connect to the Mail
*However*, Outlook express on the same server to the same mail server
address does work. This tends to rule out the mail server and any
firewall as causing the problem...?
The PL/SQL procedure is correct as it was copied from another server
that sends emails. It seems there is something on the server that
does not allow the PL/SQL or the non-Oracle java application to
connect to the mail server but does allow Outlook Express to connect
to the mail server. Any ideas what to check?
email@example.com (Dennis Griffith) wrote in
> We have just set up a Windows 2003 Server with Oracle 9i.
> We are trying to use UTL_SMTP in a PL/SQL procedure to send an email
> using our mail server IP (mail server is a different server) and port
> and we get
> ORA-29278: SMTP transient error: 421 Service not available
> We also checked a Java application (outside of Oracle) on the same
> server that does a send mail and it also can not connect to the Mail
> ...How do I configure sendmail to recognize my SMTP server, so that I can send mail with mutt?
I'm trying to convert to Mutt, but can't get it to send mail. The problem
is how sendmail's set up. How can I point send mail to
naSota@tPampabay.rAr.cMom - > (remove capital letters: SPAM)
...How to prevent local user daemon for sending mails with Sendmail configured as SMTP authentication.
We have installed sendmail with SMTP authentication on our server with
virtual hosting for different domains. Everything was working fine
I installed apache from source which is running as user daemon. Our
sendmail server mailqueue is flooded with messages from
Following is the log from the sendmail maillog file:
ul 2 09:38:26 190877-dev1 sendmail: STARTTLS=client,
relay=[127.0.0.1], version=TLSv1/SSLv3, verify=FAIL,
cipher=DHE-RSA-AES256-SHA, bits=256/256 Jul 2 09:38:26 190877-dev1
from=<firstname.lastname@example.org...Sending SMTP mail when SMTP server is unavailable
We're using the Java mail API to send simple emails from our system via
the company's Exchange server, which works just fine. However, we'd
like to know what happens if the SMTP server is down, and whether there
is a technique available to queue the sent messages in the event of the
SMTP service being unavailable, so that they may be resent at a later
>We're using the Java mail API to send simple emails from our system via
>the company's Exchange server, which works just fine. However, we'd
>l...Outbound SMTP Mail to SMTP relay mailserver
We are running Domino 5.12 and need to send all of our outgoing internet
mail through an SMTP relay mail server. The only problem is that the
outbound relay mailserver requires both a username and a password before
it will accept the outbound mail.
For the life of me I cannot find a way to set up our Domino server that
will provide a username and a password for this outbound SMTP relay
mailserver. I have considered going through our Lotus Notes clients but
there does not seem to be a way to designate outbound email to go through
the external mailserver while inboun...sendmail patch overwrites /etc/mail/sendmail.cf
just installed patch 122857-02 (would be 122856 on SPARC) on my machine. Why
does this patch overwrite my (custom) /etc/mail/sendmail.cf?
This file is marked in the /var/sadm/install/contents database as "e" so
should be left alone during patch installation.
At least a notice in the patch README would have been nice, but this file
just contains useless NOTEs most of the time.
Better leave the sendmail.cf alone if it has been changed from the
installed one (can be simply checked with the checksum in
On Fri, 28 Apr 2006, Daniel Rock...Mail .Mac cannot send mail via smtp mac
I reinitialized my .Mac mail box.. pop and smtp server were found
without any problem
I can receive my mail, but I cannot send mail via the .Mac smtp server,
what could be wrong ?
In article <email@example.com>,
Josselin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I reinitialized my .Mac mail box.. pop and smtp server were found
> without any problem
> I can receive my mail, but I cannot send mail via the .Mac smtp server,
> what could be wrong ?
Without more detail, it's only a guess...bu...mail stays in mail-queue but alternative MX is available.
My environment: Solaris 11 with Sendmail Version 8.14.8
Last Friday we had a problem with our DNS servers for a short time. DNS was=
not working internally. We have one external which was responding correclt=
y all over the time. During that time a mail was generated and should be se=
nt to aon.at=20
AON has 2 MX: mx10.aon.at. and mx20.aon.at. with value 10 and 20 )=20
This e-mail was queued with a syslog message:=20
relay=3Dmx10.aon.at. [184.108.40.206], dsn=3D4.0.0, stat=3DDeferred: Connect=
ion timed out with mx10.aon.at.
After a short time the DNS issue was solved. A second e-mail was sent to AO=
This was delivered very fast to relay=3Dmx20.aon.at. [220.127.116.11]=20
The first e-mail was in the queue for 2 days ( i have confTO_QUEUERETURN =
=3D 2d ) and then the sender got a Failed Delivery Notification for the fir=
mx10.aon.at is not available till now.
I am not sure if this problem is really related to the DNS issue we had.=20
Why didn't the sendmail process check the possibility to deliver the queued=
e-mail to mx20.aon.at. This was available all the time. I thought - and th=
is is maybe a misunderstanding by myself - the sendmail process is trying a=
ll MX for a domain if it tries to deliver an e-mail out of the queue.=20
Hans Mayer wrote:
> This e-mail was queued with a syslog message:
> relay=mx10.aon.at. [18.104.22.168], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Def...how to force sendmail to forward mails to another mail server?
Currently we have 2 machines for mail (a smtp server and a pop server)
Currently, sendmail accepts and sends out mail for our domain. We'd
like sendmail to just send out mails but when it receives mails, it
should forward it to our pop server. should we use mailertable for
this or some other method?
thanks for any info
ike lozada schrieb:
> Hi all,
> Currently we have 2 machines for mail (a smtp server and a pop server)
> Currently, sendmail accepts and sends out mail for our domain. We'd
> like sendmail to just send out mails but when it receives mails, ...Sending mail in Apple Mail via SMTP over SSL
This is a little weird, but here's the deal...I'd appreciate any help!
I need to supply IMAP and SMTP for remote users (students) and want to
use Apple Mail. IMAPS works great. SMTPS doesn't.
I can telnet into port 465 and get to the SMTPS server just fine - I
just can't send mail through Apple Mail or any other client (Entourage
Thunderbird WILL work if I select TLS instead of SSL, but TLS isn't an
option in Apple Mail or Entourage.
I get the same behavior using Thunderbird on Windows.
The backend server is Exchange 2003 with all SP and patches.
Th...Sending mail without sendmail or highly secure sendmail
I am setting up a very secure Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server
version 4 update 6 server. My sendmail version is 8.13.1. My mail
server is a Windows 2003 Server with Exchange 2003 with its patches.
They are both on the same subnet. DNS is on and it will resolve the
mail server's name and IP. SSH, SCP, SFTP, and such tools are the
only networkable protocols on. NFS if off, MOUNTD is off, PORTMAP is
off, and such.
Until just recently sendmail was off on the RHEL server as part of the
hardening procedure. However part of the auditing requirements is for
a mail messag...Mail Services
I'm having a problem with using the Mail Services. I highlight a piece
of text that I want to send to someone and then select the
Service:Mail:Send Selection menu item. It then tries to launch some OS 9
application, starting up the Classic environment if it isn't already
running. It then fails to launch whatever mail application is the
I have Apple's Mail application set as the default. It's also set as the
default in the OS 9 Internet Config control panel. If the Mail
application is running then everything works fine. Although, the new
Compose window doesn...SMTP services
Hello, i'm new in this forum and a newbie openBSD user.
I was playing a little with the sendmail, and i have a question abou
SMTP service: If i want users to login before send a message o
messages how can i do it? or it is better use poploginbefore?
Thanks for all
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