Postfix and Courier will not receive mail

Lance Earl dallypost at
Fri May 6 14:20:29 UTC 2005

--- Tony Arnold <tony.arnold at> wrote:
> Lance,
> On Thu, 2005-05-05 at 06:28 -0700, Lance Earl wrote:
> > Thanks for the help. Here is the first few lines
> of my
> > I beleive that it is set correctly and
> > still I get no incoming email. When I use nmap to
> > check for open ports, 25 is not on the list.
> This may be a daft question, but have you started
> the postfix daemon?
> (It does not have to be running to send mail, I
> think, but it does to
> receive).
> sudo /etc/init.d/postfix start
> should do the trick. You might also check syslog
> and /var/log/postfix/mail.err  and
> /var/log/postfix/mail.log to see if
> you are getting any errors. A typo in a config file
> could very easily
> stop postfix from starting.
> Regards,
> Tony.
Postfix is up and running

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