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Old 05-15-2007, 07:24 PM   #1
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Cool sendmail - deferred: localhost connection timeout

i am using sendmail with outlook express .when i try to send a mail ,it accepts to deliver but within a time period it diplays this error

Deferred : localhost connection timeout

can anyone help me to sort out this problem.
thanks in advance.

Old 05-17-2007, 05:46 AM   #2
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could you explain how you think you are using sendmail with outlook express?
AFAIK outlook express runs under windows (or admittedly, wine) and only talks POP3. Do you have a linux server running a POP3 server?
Old 05-18-2007, 12:56 PM   #3
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thats right. the linux server running pop3 server. thanks.


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