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Re: Sending mail question



Hi Stephen,
Its may not be enough to stop the service(it should be service iptables
stop),you must flush the tables using 
#iptables -F
before you telnet,but bear in mind the filtering may be from your service
provider.I am almost certain its a firewall issue.

Regards
Tunde
--- Stephen Liu <satimis icare com hk> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Thanks for your response.
> 
> As ROOT
> 
> # telnet 66.218.86.254 25
> Trying 66.218.86.254...
> telnet: connect to address 66.218.86.254: No route to host
> # service ipchain stop
> ipchain: unrecognized service
> 
> B.Regards
> Stephen
> 
> 
> 
> Babatunde Adebayo wrote:
> > I may be due to smtp filtering-either your firewall or your service
> providers'.
> > Try "telnet  66.218.86.254 25  (i.e mx4.mail.yahoo.com) you should get a
> +ve
> > reponse if smtp is not filtered.
> > 
> > Hope this helps some.
> > 
> > Tunde
> > 
> > 
> > --- Stephen Liu <satimis icare com hk> wrote:
> > 
> >>Hi Jay,
> >>
> >>Thanks for your advice.
> >>
> >>Jay Crews wrote:
> >>
> >>>- snip - 
> >>>
> >>>Do you get a mailer-daemon back?
> >>>That should give some clue.
> >>
> >>Sorry I don't catch your question.
> >>
> >>
> >>>Did you check /var/log/maillog?
> >>
> >>Hereinunder is an extract of 'maillog'
> >>
> >>.....
> >>.....
> >>Apr 11 15:28:33 localhost sendmail[1988]: h3B6hi1J001466: 
> >>to=<satimis yahoo com>, ctladdr=<root localhost localdomain> (0/0), 
> >>delay=00:44:49, xdelay=00:00:31, mailer=esmtp, pri=120298, 
> >>relay=mx4.mail.yahoo.com. [66.218.86.254], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: 
> >>mx4.mail.yahoo.com.: No route to host
> >>Apr 11 15:28:33 localhost sendmail[1988]: h3B6p61J001531: 
> >>to=<satimis yahoo com>, ctladdr=<root localhost localdomain> (0/0), 
> >>delay=00:37:27, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=esmtp, pri=120485, 
> >>relay=mx4.mail.yahoo.com., dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: 
> >>mx4.mail.yahoo.com.: No route to host
> >>Apr 11 15:28:33 localhost sendmail[1988]: h3AEx9Hp002264: 
> >>to=<satimis yahoo com>, ctladdr=<root localhost localdomain> (0/0), 
> >>delay=16:29:24, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=esmtp, pri=210483, 
> >>relay=mx4.mail.yahoo.com., dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: 
> >>mx4.mail.yahoo.com.: No route to host
> >>.....
> >>....
> >>Apr 11 15:28:37 localhost sendmail[1988]: h3AEYVHp001838: 
> >>to=<satimis yahoo com>, ctladdr=<root localhost localdomain> (0/0), 
> >>delay=16:54:06, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=esmtp, pri=270507, 
> >>relay=mx4.mail.yahoo.com., dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: 
> >>mx4.mail.yahoo.com.: No route to host
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>>How are you sending the mail?  With a GUI app?
> >>
> >>I sent the test mail from Ximian as well as Kmail on KDE desktop
> >>
> >>1) Ximian
> >>
> >>(Setting -1)
> >>Tools --> Mail Settings
> >>'Sending Mail'
> >>Authentication Type 'Password'
> >>
> >>Clicking 'Send', following warning popup
> >>
> >>XError
> >>gpg: skipped 'satimis icare com hk': secret key not available
> >>gpg: signing failed: secret key not available
> >>
> >>Never asked for password
> >>
> >>(Setting -2)
> >>Tools --> Mail Settings
> >>'Sending Mail'
> >>Clicking 'Check for supported types' it selected 'NT Login'
> >>on the droplist 'Password' fadeout
> >>
> >>Clicking 'Send', following popup
> >>
> >>Xenter Password
> >>Please enter your GnuPG passphrase for
> >>
> >>After entering 'Password' following warning popup
> >>gpg: skipped ?:malformed user id
> >>gpg: signing failed: malformed user id
> >>
> >>2) Kmail on KDE desktop
> >>The test-mail sent with record on 'Sent-mail' but the recipient can't 
> >>receive it
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>>Try sending from mutt, or if you are using sendmail try,
> >>>
> >>>echo "Tesing my mail..." | sendmail -v someuser somedomain com
> >>
> >># echo "Testing my mail" | sendmail -v satimis yahoo com
> >>satimis yahoo com    Connecting to localhost.localdomain. via relay...
> >>220 localhost.localdomain ESMTP Sendmail 8.12.5/8.12.5; Fri, 11 Apr 2003 
> >>14:43:44 +0800
> >> >>> EHLO localhost.localdomain
> >>250-localhost.localdomain Hello localhost.localdomain [127.0.0.1], 
> >>pleased to meet you
> >>250-ENHANCEDSTATUSCODES
> >>250-PIPELINING
> >>250-8BITMIME
> >>250-SIZE
> >>250-DSN
> >>250-ETRN
> >>250-DELIVERBY
> >>250 HELP
> >> >>> MAIL From:<root localhost localdomain> SIZE=16
> >>250 2.1.0 <root localhost localdomain>... Sender ok
> >> >>> RCPT To:<satimis yahoo com>
> >> >>> DATA
> >>250 2.1.5 <satimis yahoo com>... Recipient ok
> >>354 Enter mail, end with "." on a line by itself
> >> >>> .
> >>250 2.0.0 h3B6hi1J001466 Message accepted for delivery
> >>satimis yahoo com    Sent (h3B6hi1J001466 Message accepted for delivery)
> >>Closing connection to localhost.localdomain.
> >> >>> QUIT
> >>221 2.0.0 localhost.localdomain closing connection
> >>
> >>Kindly advise.  Thanks in advance.
> >>
> >>B.Regards
> >>Stephen
> >>
> >>
> >>
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