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Old 23rd June 2010, 09:53
djbaze djbaze is offline
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Originally Posted by matty View Post
Your domain (in this case, whatever comes after the @) needs at least either an A or MX record so that the receiving server can check the authenticity of your domain.
I am sure my server got 1 A and 1 MX record, but my domainhost is having some problems at the moment, maybe that's the problem, I will try this again in about 1-2 days when the server of my domain is fully online again.


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Originally Posted by matty View Post
Do some testing to and from your server with telnet. An example from your server might be as follows. You should substitute your own info. Remote server responses are italicised. Swap the obvious bits around for testing into your server. This lets you emulate what a mail server does, and might give you some clues as to where it fails (like, are your ports really open, etc).

telnet alt1.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com 25
Trying 74.125.65.27...
Connected to alt1.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
220 mx.google.com ESMTP b18si26144582anl.98

helo myservername.example.com
250 mx.google.com at your service
mail from:<you@yourdomain.example.com>
250 2.1.0 OK b18si26144582anl.98
rcpt to:<someone@gmail.com>
250 2.1.5 OK b18si26144582anl.98
data
354 Go ahead b18si26144582anl.98
To: someone@gmail.com
From: you@yourdomain.example.com
Subject: test 123

foo
bar
.
250 2.0.0 OK 1277248974 b18si26144582anl.98
quit
221 2.0.0 closing connection b18si26144582anl.98
Connection closed by foreign host.

Sending an email from my to my gmail account worked perfectly, and it arrived, in the gmail mailbox, but the other side around doesn't work yet.
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