problem sendingout mail through Evolution

Manuel Parrilla Sánchez mparrilla at
Tue Dec 23 15:24:40 UTC 2008

El Tuesday 23 December 2008 12:11:16 Scott Berry escribió:
> Hello there,
> I am having a problem where when I go to send mail through my smtp server
> it gives me the following error:
> error error while performing operation host lookup name
> or host not found.
> I checked my settings in Evolution and they are fine and I also checked my
> "/etc/hosts" file just to make sure there was nothing funny in it.  Any
> help would be appreciated.

Do you have guarddog as firewall?

Because I have a similar problem with Kmail. I think that guarddog settings 
are ok, but I can't send mail if I don't disable the firewall.

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