[K12OSN] Help! Sendmail doesn't SEND - only receives
petre at maltzen.net
Tue Feb 1 22:06:11 UTC 2005
richard ingalls wrote:
> --- Petre Scheie <petre at maltzen.net> wrote:
>>Did you get Les's earlier suggestion to try 'service
>>sendmail stop; service
>>sendmail start' and to check the /var/log/maillog
>>file? Assuming restarting
>>sendmail doesn't fix it, try using sendmail on the
>>commandline to send a message:
>>/usr/sbin/sendmail -v aslanreturn at yahoo.com
>>Enter a short message here, followed by a dot (.) on
>>a line all by itself,
>>After you enter the dot and hit Return, you should
>>see sendmail try to send your
>>message to your address above, or, hopefully,
>>indicate why it can't send mail.
>>richard ingalls wrote:
>>>My sendmail server (which is also my web server)
>>>stopped sending. It has worked fine for two
>>>I'm really not a techie, just a math teacher who
>>>installed several K12LTSP labs in my building.
>>>sendmail server is based on RH8 (from the K12LTSP
>>>3.0.0 version). I've used apt-get to keep the
>>>packages updated. But suddenly sendmail WON'T
>>>I can get the mail, but not send it.
>>>What could cause this to happen?
> OK i checked the /etc/mail/sendmail.mc file and made
> some adjustments there... then make -C /etc/mail ...
> then restart sendmail... then tried to send email
> from the commandline like you showed me above (thanks
> for that!)... and viola! I CAN SEND EMAIL from the
> command line. woo hoo! I can send it via Usermin. I
> cannot use Mozilla's mail client however.
What do you have Mozilla's smtp server set to?
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