[Mailman-Users] can't get mailman and exim4 talking on my debian 3.1
msapiro at value.net
Sat Oct 21 21:43:53 CEST 2006
Dr. Scott S. Jones wrote:
>Here's a couple lines from /var/log/mailman/error:
>Oct 21 12:32:42 2006 (15692) Cannot connect to SMTP server localhost on port
>Oct 21 12:37:23 2006 (17533) Cannot connect to SMTP server 126.96.36.199 on
So presumably you changed SMTPHOST in mm_cfg.py to produce the second
>I am reading the faq entry at this link:
> Mailman would accept messages but they wouldn't go anywhere.
> logs/smtp would just show "All recipients refused: (61,
> 'Connection refused')". My mailserver is configured to listen
> only on its external IP address, no localhost or anything like
> that. I had to add to ~mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py:
> SMTPHOST = '<ip of my mailserver>'
> After that Mailman started working perfectly.
>Here's my stupid question....I don't know what the "ip of my mailserver"
>would be...my box running debian 3.1...has address 188.8.131.52 routed to
>it. Would this the the correct 'ip of my mailserver'?
Probably, assuming it isn't behind a NAT, but if you can successfully
'telnet localhost 25' and get a '220' response from Exim, the above is
not the issue.
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