Port 25 not open

Christopher Hicks chicks at CHICKS.NET
Thu Nov 21 18:35:55 GMT 2002

On Thu, 21 Nov 2002, James Pifer wrote:
> I've tried commenting it out:
> dnl DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtp,Addr=, Name=MTA')
> And I've tried using the real ip address in the line
> DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtp,Addr=, Name=MTA')

You've got to get rid of the "Addr=xxxx, " part totally.  I'm guessing
you're on Red Hat since they've been doing that garbage for a while.  I
forget to do that occasionally when I'm setting up a totally new box.
(Hay Red hat - If I don't want people connecting to my SMTP server I won't
open up that port in iptables.  Grrr.)  At least RH8 supports iptables by


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