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Old 28th June 2008, 03:09
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Default noobie email questions with ispconfig and debian 4 etch

I'm having all sorts of email problems. I can't seem to send email to anyone, not from inside the network or outside the network, except I can send mail from inside the network to myself (root@server1.safetytg.com).

I can telnet to port 25
and then
ehlo localhost
and I get the proper output.

The username I'm using is web1_mark with the email address of mark@safetytg.com

When I'm on the box and type:

sendmail -v mark@safetytg.com
test
ctrl + d

I get the output sent to root which I can check in /var/mail/nobody (which is kind of weird that the root mail is going to nobody)

The output is this:

Code:
<web1_mark@server1.safetytg.com> (expanded from <mark@safetytg.com>): delivery
    via local: forwarded as 9D403180C54C

--99527180C54E.1214609960/server1.safetytg.com
Content-Description: Delivery report
Content-Type: message/delivery-status

Reporting-MTA: dns; server1.safetytg.com
X-Postfix-Queue-ID: 99527180C54E
X-Postfix-Sender: rfc822; root@server1.safetytg.com
Arrival-Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 16:39:18 -0700 (PDT)

Final-Recipient: rfc822; web1_mark@server1.safetytg.com
Original-Recipient: rfc822; mark@safetytg.com
Action: relayed
Status: 2.0.0
Diagnostic-Code: X-Postfix; delivery via local: forwarded as 9D403180C54C
The mail users seem to be:

Code:
server1:/var/mail# ls
admispconfig  nobody  web1_mark  web2_mark
But after sending mail to mark@safetytg.com there is no mail for that user and nothing inside the file web1_mark

I'll be the first to admit that I'm not exactly sure what I'm doing with setting up email accounts using ispconfig.

in /var/log/mail.log I'm not getting anything at all after sending mail as root to mark@safetytg.com

That's just internal mail so far. Any suggestions?
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Old 28th June 2008, 03:16
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I'm not sure if this has anything to do with it but I'm getting these messages in my mail logs / warnings / errors:

Jun 26 02:35:34 server1 freshclam[19806]: Current functionality level = 29, recommended = 31
Jun 26 04:59:34 server1 freshclam[19806]: Your ClamAV installation is OUTDATED!
Jun 26 04:59:34 server1 freshclam[19806]: Local version: 0.93 Recommended version: 0.93.1

How do I update ClamAV to newest version?
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Old 29th June 2008, 01:17
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Just got off the phone with my ISP and they assured me port 25 was open for my account and on my router with a static ip address... oi. So far the email thing as been the most difficult to get working. Nothing I seem to do makes it send mail out to the real world. And I still can't seem to send mail from inside the network. And doing sendmail -v someemail@somedomain.com sends the report not to root but to /var/mail/nobody

Anyone know what's going on?
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Old 29th June 2008, 01:46
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Okay so apparently the person I talked to at AT&T was dumber than me.

AT&T digital line subscribers (dsl customers) can no longer relay through port 25, they have to do it through smtp.att.yahoo.com on port 465 using ssl email.

So my next question is...

How can I ensure all emai sent out is over that port and secure so that AT&T will route my email?
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These links might help:
http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-487843.html
http://forum.webfaction.com/viewtopic.php?pid=4184
http://www.eglug.org/book/export/html/1923
http://prantran.blogspot.com/2007/01...untu-with.html
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Awesome. Still not working 100% but now I'm getting very specific authentication errors which is definitely a step in the right direction.

I don't really have a deadline on this so I haven't been on it like I should but when I get it working I'll post my entire main.cf file from and anything else I changed to make it work with port 587 and TLS..
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