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Old 06-11-2010, 10:15 AM   #16
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Are you sure it's not delivered? From the 2 lines you posted I cannot tell what mail got the data format error and what got delivered.
Could you please post the output of the 2 commands:
Code:
grep o5BDGq0c013850 /var/log/maillog
grep o5BDGr0c013852 /var/log/maillog
Btw your dynamic dns does not provide a PTR record of your IP, and without it most mail servers will reject or consider as spam the mail from you.
 
Old 06-11-2010, 10:41 AM   #17
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Are you sure it's not delivered? From the 2 lines you posted I cannot tell what mail got the data format error and what got delivered.
Could you please post the output of the 2 commands:
Code:
grep o5BDGq0c013850 /var/log/maillog
grep o5BDGr0c013852 /var/log/maillog
Here it is: -

Code:
Jun 11 14:16:52 joshua11 sendmail[13850]: o5BDGq0c013850: from=<root@xxxxx.homelinux.org>, size=486, class=0, nrcpts=1, msgid=<201006111316.o5BDGppD013849@xxxxx.homelinux.org>, proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA, relay=localhost [127.0.0.1]
Jun 11 14:16:52 joshua11 sendmail[13849]: o5BDGppD013849: to=xxxxx@hotmail.com, ctladdr=root (0/0), delay=00:00:01, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=30220, relay=[127.0.0.1] [127.0.0.1], dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent (o5BDGq0c013850 Message accepted for delivery)
Jun 11 14:16:53 joshua11 sendmail[13852]: o5BDGq0c013850: to=<xxxxx@hotmail.com>, ctladdr=<root@xxxxx.homelinux.org> (0/0), delay=00:00:01, xdelay=00:00:01, mailer=relay, pri=120486, relay=smtp.orangehome.co.uk. [193.252.22.138], dsn=5.6.0, stat=Data format error
Jun 11 14:16:53 joshua11 sendmail[13852]: o5BDGq0c013850: o5BDGr0c013852: DSN: Data format error
and...

Code:
Jun 11 14:16:53 joshua11 sendmail[13852]: o5BDGq0c013850: o5BDGr0c013852: DSN: Data format error
Jun 11 14:16:53 joshua11 sendmail[13852]: o5BDGr0c013852: to=xxxxx@googlemail.com, delay=00:00:00, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=31728, relay=smtp.orangehome.co.uk., dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent (Ok: queued as 5280270008A8)
As you can see, I tried sending a mail to two external addresses, a hotmail one and a googlemail.com one. Either made it through.

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Btw your dynamic dns does not provide a PTR record of your IP, and without it most mail servers will reject or consider as spam the mail from you.
In which case, I'm probably stuffed DynDNS provides a hostname, but I'm fairly sure I need to do something else too even though it should resolve.
 
Old 06-11-2010, 02:12 PM   #18
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My /etc/mail/authunfo looks like: -
AuthInfo:smtp.orangehome.co.uk "U:root" "I:<SMTP SERVER USER HERE>" "P:<SMTP SERVER PASSWORD HERE>" "M:LOGIN PLAIN".
I guess you mean /etc/mail/authinfo (not /etc/mail/authunfo) and you run:
Code:
makemap hash /etc/mail/authinfo < /etc/mail/authinfo
after editing the file.

Anyway you can try different variations, like
Quote:
AuthInfo:smtp.orangehome.co.uk "U:root" "I:username@mail.isp.com" "Password" "M:LOGIN PLAIN"
AuthInfo:smtp.orangehome.co.uk "U:username@mail.isp.com" "I:username@mail.isp.com" "Password" "M:LOGIN PLAIN"
where username@mail.isp.com is what you need to put in Outlook in order to use your isp mailserver (smtp.orangehome.co.uk).
You can also omit the "M:LOGIN PLAIN" part if you use:
Code:
define(`confAUTH_MECHANISMS', `EXTERNAL GSSAPI DIGEST-MD5 CRAM-MD5 LOGIN PLAIN')dnl
in sendmail.mc

Regarding your dynamic domain, there is a MX record for it:
Quote:
dig mx joshua7.homelinux.org
<--snip-->
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;joshua7.homelinux.org. IN MX

;; ANSWER SECTION:
joshua7.homelinux.org. 60 IN MX 10 mail.football1x2.com.

;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
homelinux.org. 85654 IN NS ns5.dyndns.org.
homelinux.org. 85654 IN NS ns4.dyndns.org.
homelinux.org. 85654 IN NS ns2.dyndns.org.
homelinux.org. 85654 IN NS ns1.dyndns.org.
homelinux.org. 85654 IN NS ns3.dyndns.org.
So I guess the DSNs are going there.
 
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Old 06-11-2010, 02:47 PM   #19
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Well that's encouraging, thank you. I'll keep toying with it then. Didn't know I could pull up an MX record like that - neat
 
  


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