Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.


  Search this Thread
Old 08-23-2002, 07:38 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Aug 2002
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
Cannnot send external email...

Hello Everyone,

I am having a major problem with a new server i just installed. The server is a RH 7.2 and i am trying to configure it for virtual hosting.

The problem is that i cannot send any emails to any external addresses. here is the error

'' on 24/08/2002 12:31
550 5.7.1 <>... Relaying denied. IP name lookup failed []

Does anyone have any idea?
Old 08-23-2002, 09:25 PM   #2
Registered: May 2002
Distribution: A few
Posts: 488

Rep: Reputation: 30
Go into sendmail allow relays file and put * there
Old 08-23-2002, 09:45 PM   #3
LQ Newbie
Registered: Aug 2002
Posts: 3

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Ok i have edited the /etc/mail/access file and added the following like:


I ran the following commands after:

/usr/bin/makemap hash /etc/mail/access < /etc/mail/access
/etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail restart

this did not fix the problem :-) Could this posiblly have anything to do with dns?


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
email 'send' NO - email 'receive' YES..? captain skywave Linux - Wireless Networking 4 04-23-2005 03:35 AM
email 'send' YES - email 'receive' NO..? captain skywave Linux - Wireless Networking 1 04-22-2005 05:23 AM
send mail to external email address hamish Linux - Networking 8 12-10-2004 09:17 AM
Allowing an IP to send email using my email server... culprit Linux - Networking 7 09-09-2003 12:24 PM
Need to send email linuxRules Linux - General 4 07-12-2002 01:57 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:07 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration