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Old 08-12-2007, 01:41 PM   #1
Zeno McDohl
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Setup mail?

Hmm, how would I setup mail (sendmail)? I got this message when trying to send a mail, I think:
----- Transcript of session follows -----
... while talking to
>>> DATA
<<< 550-5.7.1 [] The IP you're using to send email is not authorized
<<< 550-5.7.1 to send email directly to our servers. Please use
<<< 550 5.7.1 the SMTP relay at your service provider instead. c9si202298ana
554 5.0.0 Service unavailable
Old 08-12-2007, 02:22 PM   #2
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W/o knowing anything else about your set-up my first
guess would be that you're using a dynamic IP, and that
the name that your server announces itself as doesn't
match any DNS records ... in other words: the server you're
trying to talk to thinks of your box as a spammer.

Old 08-12-2007, 02:51 PM   #3
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use the SMART_HOSTS option in your

define(`SMART_HOST', `')
Old 08-13-2007, 08:49 AM   #4
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I have a dynamic IP too, its always a good idea to try to get off those black lists, this one was the big one that cleared my IP for those really important sites.


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