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Old 02-20-2004, 03:56 PM   #1
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Question squirrel mail


i have sendmail and squirrel mail running on my server ... every thing is running fine ... i receive mail on my server no problem there ... except when i send out mail ... i get this message

Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable
Server replied: 550 5.7.1 <>... Relaying denied. IP name lookup failed [XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX]

<> = my valid email on another isp server.
XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX = my server public ip address.

any suggestions...

Old 02-20-2004, 05:04 PM   #2
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Outside of squirrelmail can you send email using just sendmail (such as with the mail command, or something like kmail, sylpheed, mutt, evolution, or any other mail client)? Are you having any other network problems? Can you post up your (I believe that's what it is, I use postfix and love it ) so we can see if it's a configuration problem? Are you using an IMAP server? Which one? What distro? How did you install these things? Are you running your own DNS server?

Old 02-23-2004, 03:54 PM   #3
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i tried evolution ... my email does not get out ... same message
i have no network problem ...
i am using imap ... xinetd
i am running redhat 9.0
try and errors with red hat documentations
i am using my isp dns...
Old 02-23-2004, 04:16 PM   #4
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Have you tried with other email addresses as well? Do you have a domain name? Could it be possible that the server you are sending to is rejecting because of a reverse lookup problem?
Old 02-23-2004, 05:40 PM   #5
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Have you added any relay domains to your relay-domains file in /etc/mail ?

Also what do you have as your domain in the file?

And if you can post the output of your /etc/hosts file that might help as well.
Old 02-23-2004, 05:43 PM   #6
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Also, you can setup squirrel mail to use a regular smtp as well, like your ISP's for example instead of your own server, etc. Just a thought if all else fails.
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Hope this helps. it worked for me.
Old 02-26-2004, 12:24 PM   #8
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great .. Thanks...


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