Mails undelivered

Barry Byrne barry.byrne at
Thu Oct 18 08:14:10 PDT 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at 
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at] On Behalf Of Joel Muia
> Sent: 18 October 2007 15:10
> To: questions at
> Subject: Mails undelivered

> I have FreeBSD 5.5 installed and configured as a firewall and 
> as mail server
> in my network. Unfortunately, a consultant installed and 
> configured before I
> joined the company.  I am the system administrator however I 
> do not know on
> how to support it.
> Currently, mails are not going. Only internal mails are be delivered.

> How do I troubleshoot? What services do I restart and what 
> commands should I
> use.


Most mail server software logs to the file /var/log/maillog. So I'd suggest
that's the first place to look to try and track down your problem. 

 - Barry

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