smtplib (111, 'Connection refused')

Tim Williams listserver at
Fri Sep 17 23:08:55 CEST 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Josh Close" <narshe at>

> import smtplib
> mail = smtplib.SMTP('localhost')
> mail.send('me','user at domain.tld','message goes here')
> mail.quit()
> but this fails at the smtplib.SMTP() line on one box, but not on another.

You either only have an SMTP server running on one box (the successful one),
or localhost isn't configured properly on the failing machine

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