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ingo 22nd April 2005 12:20

Cannot send email - Sendmail/FC3
 
Hi, I'm using sendmail on my Fedora Core 3 box, but when I connect to it with a client PC I cannot send emails. I've been trying to find a solution for hours, but no luck... :mad:
Does anyone know how to solve this?

Thanks, Ingo

falko 22nd April 2005 12:33

By default, sendmail on RedHat and Fedora accepts connectios only from 127.0.0.1. You have to change that.

If you have webmin installed, go to Webmin->Servers->

Sendmail->Sendmail Options. Under "SMTP Port Options" you often find the following entry:

Code:

RH: Port=smtp, Addr=127.0.0.1, Name=MTA
Please change it to "Default" and then click on "Save and Apply". And also have a look at your firewall settings... ;)

ingo 24th April 2005 19:24

Right, it' working now. :)
Is there a special resaon why this is the default setting in Fedora? Like it's fun to confuse users? :(

Ingo


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