New FreeBSD installation
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Wed Jul 4 20:34:11 UTC 2007
On Wed, Jul 04, 2007 at 04:16:47PM -0400, Lisa Casey wrote:
> First, thanks for the help I got from this list when I was having problems
> getting FreeBSD to install on a new system. Hard drive cabling was the
> problem - got that fixed.
Hardware problems can be a pain. :-)
> I have FreeBSD up and running now. I have a couple of questions. When I
> installed FreeBSD, it automatically installed Sendmail 8.13. I installed
> cyrus-sasl2 and cyrus-sasl2-saslauthd from ports because I need SMTP auth.
> Sendmail is running on the box:
> # ps waux | grep sendmail
> smmsp 20613 0.0 0.1 3440 2800 ?? Is 2:53PM 0:00.00 sendmail:
> Queue runner at 00:30:00 for /var/spool/clientmqueue (sendmail)
> root 20615 0.0 0.2 4400 3692 ?? Ss 2:54PM 0:00.03 sendmail:
> accepting connections (sendmail)
> but I cannot send mail through this server using Outlook Express on the
> Windows computer on my desk (I get a generic error message about "the
> connection to the server has failed" nor can I telnet to port 25 on this
> server. I have noticed that there isn't anything in /etc/rc.conf regarding
> sendmail (no SENDMAIL_ENABLE="YES" etc.)
The defaults are set in /etc/defaults/rc.conf. And the inbound daemon is
disabled by default.
> Also, when I installed FreeBSD, I installed SSH. Unfortunately, at first I
> put the wrong IP address on this machine (it conflicted with another server
> I currently have running). I fixed that. In /var/messages, however, I'm
> seeing this every 10 minutes or so:
> Jul 4 16:12:14 mail inetd: ssh/tcp: bind: Address already in use
Could it be that inetd is trying to start sshd while one is already running?
> I don't know if this is because I initially setup this server with the
> wrong IP address on the ethernet interface (and ssh is trying to bind to
> this wrong IP) or if I'm getting this message because ssh is being started
> from both rc.d (there is a script in there for ssh) and from /etc/rc.conf
> (/etc/rc.conf contains sshd_enable="YES")
The variable in /etc/rc.conf is used to activate the rc.d script.
[plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated]
pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 187 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/attachments/20070704/6bff1c19/attachment.pgp
More information about the freebsd-questions