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Old 12-14-2003, 02:20 PM   #1
Citizen Bleys
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sendmail from within a LAN


I've got sendmail installed on my Linux router; I can send mail fine from the router using pine, but I can't seem to use it from my XPee client on the LAN.

The router's external IP varies (24.x.y.z); its internal IP is 192.168.0.1, and the XPee box's IP is 192.168.0.2.

I can send mail using IIS on the XPee box by telling Eudora that the SMTP server is 192.168.0.2, but I'm not really sanguine about running IIS at all, even behind a firewall, especially since I don't know how to configure it to make sure that I'm the only one using it to relay mail.

If I try to set my SMTP server address to 24.whatever-my-external-ip-is-today or 192.168.0.1, Eudora tells me that it can't find the SMTP server.
 
Old 12-15-2003, 04:12 AM   #2
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your sendmail file shold have a line listing the address to listen on with a default of 127.0.0.1. you need to remove the 127.0.0.1 and then possibly specify the ip to listen on.
 
  


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