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Old 04-05-2005, 10:12 PM   #1
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qmail - mail server refusing connections?

Hello all, a few days ago my mail server was working fine, but something has changed... and it wont recieve mail?

when i test it with it comes up with
Trying to connect to all mailservers: - [Could not connect: Could not connect to mail server (connection refused by remote mailserver). NOTE: Per the RFCs, mailservers are allowed to continuously retry this server until it is back online, and not try other MX records (RFC2821 3.9).]

anyone know how to fix it???
Old 04-06-2005, 03:41 AM   #2
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Something to check first:

Can you traceroute to the server


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