Odd sendmail problem.

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Tue May 22 15:30:25 UTC 2007


Scott Lockwood wrote:
> I've got sendmail installed from the repository, but it refuses to
> listen on an outside interface. Everything seems to work fine from
> localhost, netstat -a shows that the system is listening, but I can't
> connect from the outside at all to the machine, from anywhere. Anyone
> have any ideas where to start looking?

So you have a firewall and does it let connections on port 25 through?
Does netstat show it's listening on the right interface?

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