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Old 06-15-2007, 09:25 PM   #1
jhwilliams
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mail command


when i issue

echo "Hello someone!" | mail someone@domain.com,

someone@domain.com does not receive my message. What could be causing this? How do I set this up?

Fedora Core 6, firewall on, selinux off. Thanks!
 
Old 06-15-2007, 09:59 PM   #2
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Does typing this from a terminal give you an error (I get one)?


Try single quotes
 
Old 06-15-2007, 10:42 PM   #3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jhwilliams
when i issue

echo "Hello someone!" | mail someone@domain.com,

someone@domain.com does not receive my message. What could be causing this? How do I set this up?

Fedora Core 6, firewall on, selinux off. Thanks!
Hard to say ... what does the mail-log say, when you
fire up mail (just type mail<RET>, no parameters), do
you see any responses from a postmaster?



Cheers,
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Old 06-16-2007, 08:45 AM   #4
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Yes, you are right... the ! causes an error on bash. I fabricated the example. I had actually done an ls | mail, to send my movie list to a friend.

Anyway, there is nothing from the post master, when i issue mail without any parameter My account has no mail. It is as though the mail never leaves my computer. Thunderbird works fine on 25 outbound.

/var/log/maillog has this to say:

Jun 15 22:05:10 sage sendmail[26400]: l5G25Awh026400: to=[email removed from this post], ctladdr=jameson (500/500), delay=00:00:00, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=30655, relay=[127.0.0.1] [127.0.0.1], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: Connection refused by [127.0.0.1]

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Old 06-16-2007, 02:41 PM   #5
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Has the machine ever been able to deliver any mail?
It looks like it's trying to deliver the mail locally,
but is getting a "connection refused"



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