[Mailman-Users] Low level smtp error
ptomblin at xcski.com
Tue Jan 16 18:38:48 CET 2007
Quoting Patrick Franz (patrick at malkin.de):
> Am Dienstag, 16. Januar 2007 18:29 schrieb Mark Sapiro:
> > Your Mailman is unable to connect to your outgoing MTA (Exim). Exim
> > is refusing connection or is not listening on 'localhost' port 25.
> > Can you
> > telnet localhost 25
> > on the Mailman/Exim box? Presumably Exim is running if you can send
> > mail to Mailman, but there is probably some Exim configuration issue
> > causing it to not accept connects from localhost.
> Yes, Exim is running for a year or so and it is working so far.
> fb04184:~# telnet localhost 25
> Trying 127.0.0.1...
> telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused
If it's not listening on port 25 on localhost, then it's not "working so
far". You need to figure out where it is listening.
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