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Old 05-07-2003, 02:53 PM   #1
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Unknown sendmail log entry error


In my daily log checks I keep finding this entry:

sendmail[31151]: STARTTLS=client, relay=[127.0.0.1], version=TLSv1/SSLv3, verify=FAIL, cipher=DES-CBC3-SHA, bits=168/168

It appears about every 5 minutes. I am interested in finding out the cause of this error. I do not use sendmail, however, I have a Communigate Pro mail server that use a sendmail binary file. Can anyone tell me where else I might be able to find more information about this on my box (i.e. logs, cron jobs, etc) ?

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Old 05-07-2003, 04:53 PM   #2
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hrm...is it five minutes on the money? i would check your cron jobs, do you have a proggie that checks for status information on sendmail, like netsaint (nagios)?
 
Old 05-10-2003, 09:01 PM   #3
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Yes, they appear every 5 minutes on the money. Can you elaborate more on the sendmail status checking?
 
Old 05-10-2003, 09:10 PM   #4
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My thinking on the status checking is usually these programs will open a socket on port 25 to your server and that will of course leave you some log entries....
 
Old 05-11-2003, 02:14 AM   #5
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Re: Unknown sendmail log entry error

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sendmail[31151]: STARTTLS=client, relay=[127.0.0.1], version=TLSv1/SSLv3, verify=FAIL, cipher=DES-CBC3-SHA, bits=168/168
Well a SSL/TLS connection is started and the certificate is invalid so the request failed.
 
Old 06-26-2003, 06:23 PM   #6
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Yeah...that makes sense. But, how would you go about determining why sendmail is trying to send an encypted message relayed through the localhost. That's what I can't figure out.

I guess it's not that big of deal...but stuff like that bugs me after I while if I don't know the cause of the error.
 
  


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