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Re: [Fedora] Mysterious problem with sendmail



On Mon, 2006-09-25 at 15:23 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:
> Bob Taylor wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-09-22 at 11:56 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:
> >> Bob Taylor wrote:
> >>> On Thu, 2006-09-14 at 13:33 -0600, Ashley M. Kirchner wrote:
> >>>> Bob Taylor wrote:
> >>>>> Mail is now working again with
> >>>>> the same configuration files except mail from tcpwrappers seems to be
> >>>>> rejected. Don't know *why*
> >>>>>   
> >>>>     If you're seeing tcpwrappers rejection, it's because of 
> >>>> /etc/hosts.deny and /etc/hosts.allow configurations.  Any other 
> >>>> rejections or access denied within sendmail would be because of 
> >>>> /etc/mail/access.  Check your rules carefully.
> >>> Do you see any problem with my /etc/mail/access file?
> >>>
> >>> localhost.localdomain		RELAY
> >>> localhost			RELAY
> >>> 127.0.0.1			RELAY
> >>> 192.168.0.1			RELAY
> >>> ann					RELAY
> >>> ann.qtpi.local		RELAY
> >>>
> >>> (I added the last three lines *after* mail failed working!)
> >>>
> >>> I think I have fixed my tcwrapper problem by adding SENDMAIL: ALL
> >>> to /etc/hosts.allow. Except for this, I don't know *what* happened to a
> >>> working mail system. I was able to send and receive email to and from my
> >>> ISP as well as receive mail from root (logwatch) and MAILER-DAEMON. I
> >>> just don't know why!!
> >> Can you post the mail log entries you have for the rejected mail? That 
> >> would give a clue about why the mail was rejected.
> >>
> >> Paul.
> > 
> > I *think* this is enough. If not let me know.
> > 
> > Sep 11 04:02:38 ann sendmail[17435]: k8BB2cSJ017435: from=root,
> > size=891, class=0, nrcpts=1,
> > msgid=<200609111102 k8BB2cSJ017435 ann qtpi local>, relay=root localhost
> > Sep 11 04:02:38 ann sendmail[17437]: k8BB2ciL017437: tcpwrappers
> > (localhost.localdomain, 127.0.0.1) rejection
> 
> It does indeed look like a TCP Wrappers rejection. Did you make any 
> other changes in hosts.allow or hosts.deny recently?

Not before September 11. I didn't make *any* changes relative to
sendmail or the network. Looking at /var/log/maillog, I see no reject
messages post September 11.

Bob
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Bob Taylor <brtaylor sanfelipe com mx>


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