ETRN message

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Jan 19 14:58:50 GMT 2004

MS does not get involved with SMTP service at all, so this is not a
MailScanner problem.

The error means that whatever tried to connect to your mail server didn't
actually try to send a message, it just said HELO and then broke the
connection. Is  your server load very high?

At 14:53 19/01/2004, you wrote:
>I have been watching my mail log with MailScanner and noticed the below
>syntax and don't understand what it is saying.  Would anyone have a
>suggestion?  I tried to send me an email and it has not been delivers.  My
>gateway forwards the mail to an internal email exchange server.  The SPAM
>gateway is running the latest SA and MS.
>Jan 19 08:42:38 mail sendmail[30274]: i0JEgcjd030274: [x.x.x.x] did not
>issue MAIL/EXPN/VRFY/ETRN during connection to MTA
>Pentium IV, RH9, 1.5 GB RAM, 80 GB HDD, and f-prot
>SD :-)

Julian Field
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