[Mailman-Users] Low level smtp error
ptomblin at xcski.com
Tue Jan 16 19:17:22 CET 2007
Quoting Patrick Franz (patrick at malkin.de):
> Am Dienstag, 16. Januar 2007 18:38 schrieb Paul Tomblin:
> > > 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.
> The server is used to just forward/redirect mails as those addresses are
> defined in /etc/aliases.
> A netstat -lnp gives:
> tcp 0 0 22.214.171.124:25 0.0.0.0:*
> LISTEN 21340/exim4
> with 126.96.36.199 being the server's IP.
Then you need to set SMTPHOST to '188.8.131.52' instead of 'localhost', so
that you're not connecting as localhost.
Paul Tomblin <ptomblin at xcski.com> http://blog.xcski.com/
Reliability went through the floor, tunnelled its way to the centre of
the Earth, and perished in the magma.
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