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Old 06-04-2002, 10:58 PM   #1
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configuring Kmail


I have been able ot receive email the only problem is sending them I have bellsouth as my ISP and from there info my SMTP server is mail.mia.bellsouth.net i put this in as my host but yet it gives me a error that address is missing a domain. What does this mean? Does anyone know why this is happening
 
Old 06-04-2002, 11:58 PM   #2
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Are you sure you need the "mia" part? I use Southwestern Bell and mine is mail.swbell.net.
 
Old 06-05-2002, 12:05 AM   #3
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Well sorry about that no i don't I just put mail.bellsouth.net but for some reason it keeps teling me i am missing a domain and I can't figure out why
 
Old 06-05-2002, 12:43 AM   #4
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Sorry about that it was a typo on my part they mentioned on a help page that the servers address is mail.bellsouth.net so that is what i used for both the only strange thing is i can receive but can't send all i get is a error message saying i am missing a domain for some reason or the other is there any way of correcting this problem?
 
Old 06-05-2002, 07:37 AM   #5
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I too am a Bellsouth customer. The correct construct of the mail server is, as far as I know, "mail.<locality>.bellsouth.net". The locality part describes a city, or area, coding system unique to Bellsouth's server set up.

I would just give them a call and make sure of the coding for the mail server name. They don't care what OS you're running for dial-up, at least around here. Like anyone else, their helpdesk folks are typically M$-centric, but that's just the nature of the beast. Just translate their instructions to the actual fields that show on the KDE setup input.
 
Old 06-05-2002, 09:18 AM   #6
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Or you can always use SENDMAIL, of couse this is not really "the" fix for your problem, but rather "A" fix.
 
Old 08-03-2003, 09:27 PM   #7
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I am having the same problem with Bellsouth. How did you ever resolve it?
 
  


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