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Old 17th November 2005, 10:12
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I finally managed to get ISPConfig up and running. My problem is that I can't get mail to work. I have created a site and an E-mail. In my mailclient, in this case Outlook, I have set up an emailaccount, but when I test the setting it does't work (can't find the servers). What am I supposed to write i server for outgoing and incoming mail? Let say my domain is abc.dk?
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Old 17th November 2005, 10:46
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Well first you would put in the ip address for your mail server ni the smtp and pop boxes of any mail client.

But first can you post the contents of your mail log and mail configuration file.

Can you telnet to your mail server? telnet localhost 25 as per the setup guides.
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Old 17th November 2005, 11:26
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I finally managed to get ISPConfig up and running. My problem is that I can't get mail to work. I have created a site and an E-mail. In my mailclient, in this case Outlook, I have set up an emailaccount, but when I test the setting it does't work (can't find the servers). What am I supposed to write i server for outgoing and incoming mail? Let say my domain is abc.dk?
Did you get an error message in Outlook? Have you checked the Checkbox "SMTP Server needs Authentication" in outlook?

The server for outgoing and incoming mail is your IP Address or any domain that pints with an A-Record to your server.
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Old 17th November 2005, 11:33
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What am I supposed to write i server for outgoing and incoming mail? Let say my domain is abc.dk?
For now I'd put in the IP address of your server so that we can rule out DNS problems.
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Old 17th November 2005, 11:47
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I am not able to telnet
I put my IP in out and incoming mailservers
I doublet checked that my router forwards port 25 and 110 to the server
I doubelt checked that my firewall allows pop3 and smpt and telnet

When I test the mailsettings i Outlook, I get this message
"Outlook could not establish connection for outgoing mail"

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Is your client PC in the same network as your ISPConfig server? In this case use the internal IP address of your ISPConfig server.
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That is what I am trying to do. The servers IP is 192.168.1.15, and the client is 192.168.1.12.

I am able pĺ ping the server internaly but not from the outside

telnet 192.168.1.15 25

Connect failed

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Old 17th November 2005, 12:38
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I like to cover all the bases and start from the beginning... just to rule out a few things....

On the mail server at the command prompt type telnet localhost 25 and make sure that the mail server is running.
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Old 17th November 2005, 13:15
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[root@tux1 /]# telnet localhost 25
Trying 127.0.0.1...
Connected to tux1 (127.0.0.1).
Escape character is '^]'.
220 tux1 ESMTP Postfix (2.1.5) (Mandrakelinux)
quit
221 Bye
Connection closed by foreign host.
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Old 17th November 2005, 13:24
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Can you make sure that any firewalls are turned off, this includes your os firewalls and ISPConfig firewalls.
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