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Old 20th January 2007, 18:20
martinfst martinfst is offline
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I did some more testing:
:~# dig MX

; <<>> DiG 9.3.2-P1 <<>> MX
;; global options:  printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 18558
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 0

;            IN      MX

;; AUTHORITY SECTION:     3559    IN      SOA 2001050903 28800 14400 3600000 3600

;; Query time: 3 msec
;; WHEN: Sat Jan 20 17:08:53 2007
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 97
Apparantly you have not set your DNS MX record. Thus, external sites do not know to which server / IP they have to connect to deliver mail.

To setup a MX record, go to your DNS manager in ISPConfig, click on your site, and go to the tab 'records'.

Scroll down till you see MX with a new button. I think there's no entry for MX, right? Click on the new button, leave the hostname field empty and enter your system name ( in the mailserver field. Press save.

Now this is DNS, so it may take a while before it is propagated all over the world. You can check this yourself. Mail should start to work by using the dig command above. You should see a line somewhere in the middle saying:
;; ANSWER SECTION:              86400   IN      MX      10
Then start testing your email again.
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