Telnet to port 25 fails

Matt Hampton matt at
Thu Mar 2 15:26:24 GMT 2006

Billy A. Pumphrey wrote:

> - Tried the command telnet IPADDRESS 25 and it is not running as the dos
> box just does not  show it.

I am guessing that you are running sendmail......

>From the box itself try "telnet 25"

I am guessing this is going to work.

By default sendmail now ships NOT listening to external connections.
You will need to modify your sendmail configuration (edit the
/etc/mail/ and then run make in the /etc/mail directory)


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