ETRN message

Peter Bonivart peter at UCGBOOK.COM
Wed Jan 21 18:11:10 GMT 2004

No Name wrote:
> Jan 19 08:42:38 mail sendmail[30274]: i0JEgcjd030274: [x.x.x.x] did not
> issue MAIL/EXPN/VRFY/ETRN during connection to MTA

Is the IP address inside the brackets local? If so it could just be
monitoring of your Sendmail, they usually connect and drop out
immediately. Test with "telnet localhost 25" and type "quit" at the
prompt. That will leave such a log line.

There's more in the list archives since this was recently discussed.

/Peter Bonivart

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