Telnet to port 25 fails
Billy A. Pumphrey
bpumphrey at WoodMacLaw.com
Thu Mar 2 16:01:07 GMT 2006
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> From: mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of Matt Hampton
> Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2006 10:26 AM
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> Subject: Re: Telnet to port 25 fails
> Billy A. Pumphrey wrote:
> > - Tried the command telnet IPADDRESS 25 and it is not running as the
> > box just does not show it.
> I am guessing that you are running sendmail......
> >From the box itself try "telnet 127.0.0.1 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/sendmail.mc and then run make in the /etc/mail directory)
That was it. Man you guys are good. Thank you
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