Port 25

Spicer, Kevin Kevin.Spicer at BMRB.CO.UK
Wed Jun 25 14:51:24 IST 2003

Steve Douglas wrote:
>> Is sendmail accepting mail ?
> No it isn't when I send it something remotely.
>> (do a telnet tp port 25 for example) So you see any incomming entrys
>> in your maillog ?  I am unable to telnet remotely to the box via
>> port 25. 
> When I perform the "netstat -a | grep smtp" I receive
> tcp  0  0 localhost.localdom:smtp *:*   LISTEN
That means that it's only bound to the loopback interface, IIRC correctly this is the default on RedHat 9.  I think this was discussed recently on the list, check the archives.

Once you've got it to listen you should see...

tcp     0       0 *:* LISTEN

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