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sanjibgupta 07-21-2003 05:56 AM

problem with sendmail
I am new to linux and have installed red hat linux 8.0 in my PC. I am able to send mail but my server is not accepting mail I have installed sendmail. Please tell me what to do get mails.

ppuru 07-21-2003 06:18 AM

You will require an MX entry in your DNS databases to point to your mail server.

Sendmail too should be told to accept mails for your domain.

ppuru 07-22-2003 03:27 AM

sanjibguptta wrote
i have my MX entries and had asked to relay in the access but still
it doenot relay.

Is port 25 open on your system.

What is the error response?

Looking_Lost 07-22-2003 04:27 AM

And change the interface that sendmail is listening on, possibly it's only listening on the if you haven't changed it.

sanjibgupta 07-28-2003 12:04 AM

What do I change the port to from
The errot it shows is
mail -v sanjib@pc
sanjib@pc... Connecting to via esmtp...
sanjib@pc... Connecting to via esmtp...
sanjib@pc... Deferred: Connection refused by

But when i replace the sendmail rpm from Redhat 6.2 the sendmail works fine

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