[Mailman-Users] Outbound smtp email problems (qmail problems)

Matt England mengland at mengland.net
Mon May 16 06:06:11 CEST 2005

I also ran this test successfully:

root at biz2tek 11:03pm [~] 3> telnet 25
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.
220 biz2tek.com ESMTP
helo lists.biz2tek.com
250 biz2tek.com
mail from: <mailman at lists.biz2tek.com>
250 ok
rcpt to: <blah at mengland.net>
250 ok
354 go ahead
Subject: testing smtp server

this is just a test.
250 ok 1116216266 qp 17632
221 biz2tek.com
Connection closed by foreign host.
root at biz2tek 11:04pm [~] 4>


At 5/15/2005 10:49 PM, Matt England wrote:
>It seems there's some problem with my SMTP server...I'm just trying to 
>figure out what it is or how I can reproduce it other then keeping to 
>point Mailman or phpBB forums at it (both fail for SMTP localhost connections).
>I can run the following test ok:
>root at biz2tek 10:35pm [~] 1> telnet localhost 25
>Connected to localhost.
>Escape character is '^]'.
>220 biz2tek.com ESMTP
>HELO biz2tek.com
>250 biz2tek.com
>HELO lists.biz2tek.com
>250 biz2tek.com
>MAIL FROM: <mailman at lists.biz2tek.com>
>250 ok
>502 unimplemented (#5.5.1)
>RCPT TO: <blah at mengland.net>
>250 ok
>telnet> c
>Connection closed.
>root at biz2tek 10:41pm [~] 2>
>Any other suggestions for testing my localhost SMTP server?
>At 5/15/2005 09:02 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>>Matt England wrote:
>> >
>> >Is there any way I can isolate the outbound/smtp mailman
>> >process/program/module?  I've got all my other outbound email mechanisms
>> >working, but I'm wading through a mountain of modules in mailman trying to
>> >figure out exactly which part is responsible for the outbound mail.
>>Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
>>San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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