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Old 09-21-2007, 12:25 PM   #1
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sendmail server just sends mail from localhost


Hi,

I'm recently upgraded my mail server from Fedora 6 to Fedora 7.

I expected not to have problems with sendmail because my FC6 sendmail configuration was working fine.

After installing FC7, I configured sendmail as it was in FC6, but now, sending mail from client machines connected to the server is not possible. Sending mail directly from the server is allowed.

Altough client PCs connected to the network can receive mail from anywhere, when trying to send a mail, the following message is reported by sendmail log

client.domain.com [xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx] did not issue MAIL/EXPN/VRFY/ETRN during connection to MTA

I am out of ideas in how to fix this. I will appreciate any help



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Old 09-21-2007, 04:47 PM   #2
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The "client did not issue" message can happen even if you just access the server and break off at that point (like with service monitoring for instance), it doesn't really tell us much about what's happening. Isn't there anything more related in maillog or syslog? Does client-side throw any errors? Does this happen with all kind of MUA's?
 
Old 09-21-2007, 08:14 PM   #3
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The "client did not issue" message can happen even if you just access the server and break off at that point (like with service monitoring for instance), it doesn't really tell us much about what's happening. Isn't there anything more related in maillog or syslog? Does client-side throw any errors? Does this happen with all kind of MUA's?
I use Pegasus Mail under Windows XP in our client PCs, and the error it reports when trying to send mail is

[BA network error ocurred during connection to the host[/B]

No more information is available from this side.

At FC7 box, all other services are running fine (DNS, DHCP, Firewall). I've tested also running with Firewall turned off with no results.

I'll try other MUAs to see what happens, and return with that information.

Thanks in advance for you help.
 
Old 09-21-2007, 09:32 PM   #4
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Problem solved.

Aparently there is a compatiblity issue with SSL authentication. I've tested Thunderbird (without SSL) and it worked fine. Then tested Pegasus Mail without SSL and worked fine also.

I'm now checking how to fix the SSL authentication with Pegasus.

Thanks for your help

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