ETRN message

Gerry Doris gdoris at
Mon Jan 19 15:09:23 GMT 2004

> 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 :-)
 Do a "telnet server_name 25" and issue a "ehlo" command.  Exit telnet and
look at your mail log.


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