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Old 8th May 2009, 07:58
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Default postfix unable to receive mail from yahoo

i'm newbie

Reporting-MTA: dns;bay0-omc2-s4.bay0.hotmail.com
Received-From-MTA: dns;BAY110-W32
Arrival-Date: Thu, 7 May 2009 03:49:05 -0700

Final-Recipient: rfc822;root@greentaq.net
Action: delayed
Status: 4.4.7
Will-Retry-Until: Sat, 9 May 2009 03:48:57 -0700

this is error message i receive from yahoo
Sorry, I wasn't able to establish an SMTP connection. (#4.4.1)
I'm not going to try again; this message has been in the queue too long.

what should i change in conf to receive email from outside mail server.

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Old 8th May 2009, 14:45
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You port 25 is blocked, mail servers on the internet cannot connect to it, check if you have a firewall blocking access.
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