[Mailman-Users] Low level smtp error: (111, 'Connection refused') errors

Will Nordmeyer will at willspc.net
Tue Mar 27 05:54:12 CEST 2007



I've searched the FAQ, and followed the steps in 3.14, but cannot resolve
this error.


Mar 27 03:35:58 2007 (20228) Low level smtp error: (111, 'Connection
refused'), msgid: mailman.184.1171871291.3116.listname at domainname.tld


I'm running on a CentOS system, and installed from source.


My netstat - na | grep ":25 " indicates:


tcp        0      0        *


My Defaults.py has:


MTA = 'Manual'

SMTPHOST = 'localhost'

SMTPPORT = 0                                      # default from smtplib

SENDMAIL_CMD = '/usr/lib/sendmail'


(and none are overwritten by anything in mm_cfg.py)

mm_cfg.py has:

add_virtualhost('www.domainname.tld', 'domainname.tld')


/etc/hosts has:                localhost localhost.localdomain


I've tried changing the SMTPHOST to my local server name, and the actual IP
address for the server.


/etc/access has a RELAY command for and all IPs assigned to the


Any other suggestions - I've got a client who needs to get an email out to
the list asap.




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