sendmail problems

Derek Ragona derek at
Wed Oct 17 14:50:45 PDT 2007

At 04:07 PM 10/17/2007, Duane Winner wrote:
>I need help to resolve a problem with my sendmail server.
>In my /var/log/maillog, I've been seeing:
>sm-mta[1753]: l9H4EoAn001753:
>[] did not issue MAIL/EXPN/VRFY/ETRN during connection to IPv4
>I use this server to manage mailman lists, so I knew something was wrong
>when I started notice that my own list posts (using a
>account) were not showing up.
>So I looked in the logs and noticed the above.
>At first I thought it might be acting up again, but then
>tried to send mail from a account. Same thing:
>sm-mta[1785]: l9H4OdFq001785: []
>did not issue MAIL/EXPN/VRFY/ETRN during connection to IPv4
>It accepts fine from my company's external email server (different
>domain, different network), and also accepts from my email
>account, and many others who post to my lists.
>I'm not sure where to even begin looking. Any help appreciated!

Are you running only IPv4?  or are you running IPv6?  Or both?


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