OT : problems accessing sendmail from LAN

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Mon Nov 17 06:51:30 PST 2003

faisal gillani <fasi_74 at yahoo.com> writes:

> Well i have a PC running sendmail & pop3 deamon . when
> i try to access sendmail & pop3 services from locally
> "on the same pc"i am sucessful . but when i try to
> access smtp services of sendmail from over lan i can
> find it .. i mean the PC dont have any firewall
> installed .. 

Are you *sure* there's no firewall running on that machine?

> when i port scan it from network i can see pop3 port
> open but sendmail smtp port isnt open .. what can be
> wrong ? i dont understand .. sendmail services arent
> accesable.

Are you sure there's no firewall in between?  ISPs often filter out
SMTP, for example.

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